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Meriadoc Brandybuck, Master of Buckland, dies in Gondor (estimated date)

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 4th Age

Year: 0067

Description:

Meriadoc Brandybuck, Master of Buckland, dies after settling in Gondor:
Master Meriadoc... and Thain Peregrin went to Gondor and passed what short years were left to them in that realm, until they died and were laid in Rath Dínen among the great of Gondor.

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

In this year [IV 120] on March 1st came at last the Passing of King Elessar. It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. 1

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring


Notes
The date is estimated, arbitrarily set to a few years following the canon date of the event Éomer, King of Rohan, dies.
This implies that the hobbits were laid in the tomb of the Kings of Gondor:

1Then going to the House of the Kings in the Silent Street, Aragorn laid him down on the long bed that had been prepared for him.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 31Jan10

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