Palantír of Amon Sûl removed to Fornost
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
An event in the Invasion of Arnor by the Witch-king of Angmar; see that entry for more information:
A great host came out of Angmar in 1409, and crossing the river entered Cardolan and surrounded Weathertop. The Dúnedain were defeated.... The Tower of Amon Sûl was burned and razed; but the palantír was saved and carried back in retreat to Fornost....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur
Elena Tiriel 19Sep05