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Eärnur brings a fleet to Lindon

Event Type: Military/Strategic

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1975

Description:
An event in the Battle of Fornost; see that entry for an overview:

1975 Eärnur brings a fleet to Lindon.

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

Then Eärnil sent his son Eärnur north with a fleet, as swiftly as he could, and with as great strength as he could spare. […]

But when Eärnur came to the Grey Havens there was joy and great wonder among both Elves and Men. So great in draught and so many were his ships that they could scarcely find harbourage, though both the Harlond and the Forlond also were filled; and from them descended an army of power, with munition and provision for a war of great kings. Or so it seemed to the people of the North, though this was but a small sending-force of the whole might of Gondor. Most of all, the horses were praised, for many of them came from the Vales of Anduin, and with them were riders tall and fair, and proud princes of Rhovanion.

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

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Tanaqui 28Apr05

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