Things of Middle-earth
Yearbook of Tuckborough, The
Type: Books & Scrolls
Other Names: Yellowskin
A chronology of the Took clan:
Not many ancient documents were preserved in the Shire. At the end of the Third Age far the most notable survival was Yellowskin, or the Yearbook of Tuckborough1. Its earliest entries seem to have begun at least nine hundred years before Frodo's time; and many are cited in the Red Book annals and genealogies.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix D, The Calendars
1 Recording births, marriages, and deaths in the Took families, as well as matters, such as land-sales, and various Shire events.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix D, The Calendars, Footnote
Contributors: Elena Tiriel 24Jun04