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Eldarion, King of the Reunited Kingdom, dies (estimated date)

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 4th Age

Year: 0220

Description:

Eldarion acceded to the throne of the Reunited Kingdom upon the death of his father in Fourth Age 120:

1541 [Shire Reckoning]
In this year on March 1st came at last the Passing of King Elessar.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring

Tolkien estimated that his reign lasted approximately a century:

I have written nothing beyond the first few years of the Fourth Age. (Except the beginning of a tale supposed to refer to the end of the reign of Eldarion about 100 years after the death of Aragorn....)

The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, Edited by Humphrey Carpenter, Letter 338 to Fr. Douglas Carter, 6 June 1972


Notes
The date is an estimate, formed by adding 100 years to the date of Eldarion's accession to the throne.

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 9Sep09

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