This week in Middle-earth history: February 21-27

02.22.10 | Kunochan | Speak, friend & comment!

Originally published on JRR Tolkien Examiner.

boromirdeath_250x188This week in Middle-earth history:

February 23, 3019 TA: Legolas Greenleaf shoots a Fell Beast ridden by one of the Nazgûl; Shadowfax returns alone to Rohan but will permit no one to ride him. (The Fellowship of the Ring)

February 25, 3019 TA: The First Battle of the Fords of Isen, fought between the Rohirrim and Saruman’s forces. Theodred, son and heir of King Théoden of Rohan, is mortally wounded and dies at nightfall. (The Two Towers)

February 26, 3019 TA: The Breaking of the Fellowship. Boromir, son of Denethor II, passes over the Falls of Rauros. He is slain by Orcs while defending Merry and Pippin. (The Two Towers)

For more info: Tolkien Chronology at The Thain’s Book.
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