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Faramir leaves Henneth Annûn

Event Type: General

Age: 3rd Age - Ring War

Date: March 9, 3019

Description:

An event in the prelude to the Siege of Minas Tirith; see that entry for an overview:
[Said] Beregond, '... I wish the Lord Faramir would return.... But now, who knows if he will ever come back across the River out of the Darkness?'

The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 4, The Siege of Gondor

Faramir leaves Henneth Annûn.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

Gandalf paced the floor.... 'How far is the place where you parted [with Frodo and Sam]?'

'Some twenty-five leagues 1 as a bird flies,' answered Faramir. 'But I could not come more swiftly. Yestereve I lay at Cair Andros, the long isle in the River northward which we hold in defence; and horses are kept on the hither bank. As the dark drew on I knew that haste was needed, so I rode thence with three others that could also be horsed.'

The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 4, The Siege of Gondor


Notes
1A league is approximately three of our miles.

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields: Appendix, Númenórean Linear Measures

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 8Mar07

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