Gondor aids Rohan in the Invasion of Rohan
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
An event in the Invasion of Rohan from West and East; see that entry for an overview:
Soon after the winter broke. ... there came help at last from Gondor, by the roads both east and west of the mountains. Before the year (2759) was ended the Dunlendings were driven out, even from Isengard....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The House of Eorl
But in Gondor south of the mountains things were less evil, and before spring came Beregond son of Beren had overcome the invaders. At once he sent aid to Rohan. He was the greatest captain that had arisen in Gondor since Boromir; and when he succeeded his father (2763) Gondor began to recover its strength. But Rohan was slower to be healed of the hurts that it had received. It was for this reason that Beren welcomed Saruman, and gave to him the keys of Orthanc; and from that year on (2759) Saruman dwelt in Isengard.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion: The Stewards
Elena Tiriel 16Aug04