Thorin III Stonehelm becomes King under the Mountain (estimated date)
Event Type: Political
Age: 3rd Age - Ring War
Date: March 29, 3019
An event in the aftermath of the Battle of Dale and Erebor; see that entry for an overview:
[The] besieged came forth and routed [the Easterlings].... Then... Thorin III Stonehelm, Dáin's son, became King under the Mountain.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
The date of this event is estimated to follow the end of the Siege of Erebor.
Elena Tiriel 21Jul04