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Witch-king flees from the North after the Battle of Fornost

Event Type: General

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1975

Description:

An event in the aftermath of the Battle of Fornost; see that entry for an overview:
The Witch-king defeated at the Battle of Fornost, and pursued to the Ettenmoors.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

... Glorfindel rode up then on his white horse, and in the midst of his laughter the Witch-king turned to flight and passed into the shadows. For night came down on the battlefield, and he was lost, and none saw whither he went.1

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion

He vanishes from the North.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age


Notes
1 It... later became clear, that the Witch-king escaping from the North came to Mordor, and there gathered the other Ringwraiths, of whom he was the chief.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile: The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 18Aug07

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