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Dúnedain of Cardolan perish in the Great Plague

Event Type: Environment/Disease

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1637

An event in the Great Plague; see that entry for an overview:

In the days of Argeleb II the plague came into Eriador from the Southeast, and most of the people of Cardolan perished, especially in Minhiriath. ... It was at this time that an end came of the Dúnedain of Cardolan....

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur

Elena Tiriel 23Apr05

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