Third Age - New Era

1 NE / FY 1135
Nations that exist following the War of the Hundred Years include: Almoth, Altara, Amadacia, Andor, Arad Doman, Arafel, Cairhien, Caralain, Ghealdan, Goaban, Hardan, Illian, Irenvelle, Kandor, Kintara, Mar Haddon, Maredo, Malkier, Mosara, Murandy, Saldea, Shienar, Tear and Tarabon. [TWORJTWOT-118]

5 NE
Rabayn Marushta is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the White Ajah. Her rule lasts until 36 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

Circa: Algwyn is the last Seanchan male to hold the Crystal Throne. [WH-H-328]

31 NE
Stedding Chandar is consumed by the Blight and abandoned by the Ogier. [LOC-H-323]

36 NE
Dalaine Ndaye is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Gray Ajah. Her rule lasts until 64 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

50 NE
Circa: The Farede Calendar, developed by Uren din Jubai Soaring Gull and popularized by the Panarch Farede of Tarabon, gains acceptance. It counts the number of years following the end of the War of the Hundred Years. [TEOTW-H-658]

64 NE
Edarna Noregovna is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Blue Ajah. Her rule lasts until 115 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

100 NE
Circa: After the death of the last emperor, the Seanchan Empire is ruled exclusively by women. [KOD-H-753]

115 NE
Balladare Arandaille of the Brown Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rules lasts until 142 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

142 NE
Medanor Eramandos is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Gray Ajah. Her rule lasts until 171 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

171 NE
Kiyosa Natomo of the Green Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 197 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

197 NE
Catala Lucanvalle of the Yellow Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 223 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

223 NE
Elisa Strang of the Gray Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 244 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

231 NE
Ellaine Marise’idin Alshinn, chief librarian at the Court of Arafel, makes a translation of The Karaethon Cycle: The Prophecies of the Dragon. [TGH-TP-after contents]

244 NE
Comarra Zepava of the Blue Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 276 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

276 NE
Serenia Latar is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Gray Ajah. Her rule lasts until her death in 306 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

300 NE
Circa: Queen Modrellein of Andor personally leads her troops against a Tairen army during the Battle of Cuallin Dhen. [TDR-H-152]

306 NE
Amyrlin Serenia Latar dies. Her body is later obtained by the Children of the Light, who hang the corpse in accordance with their laws. [LOC-H-437]

Doniella Alievin of the Brown Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 332 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

332 NE
Aliane Senican of the White Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 355 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

350 NE
Circa: Last time that the Seanchan are known to have punished their damane by mutilation. [COT-H-102]

355 NE
Suilin Escanda of the Blue Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 396 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

396 NE
Nirelle Coidevwin is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Green Ajah. Her rules lasts until 419 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

400 NE
Circa: Stedding Tsofu is discovered near Cairhien. [TGH-TP-407 / LOC-H-323]

Circa: A peddler attempts to find Rhuidean in the Aiel Waste. He reports a golden city in the clouds above a mountain, and of a nearby object matching the description of a Portal Stone. The peddler later relates his tale to Soran Milo, an author working on a book entitled The Killers of the Black Veil. [TSR-H-250]

Circa: Ogier Serden, son of Kolom son of Radlin, writes of the Ways. [LOC-H-608]

Circa: Birth date of Aloisia Nemosni. [WH-H-238]

419 NE
Ishara Nawan of the Blue Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 454 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

454 NE
Cerilla Marodred of the Gray Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 476 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

476 NE
Igaine Luin is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Brown Ajah. Her rule lasts until 520 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

500 NE
Circa: The nations of Carallain and Goaban, remnants of Artur Hawkwing’s empire, vanish. [TGH-TP-583/TGH-TP-588]

Circa: Three claimants to the Lion Throne of Andor receive equal support from major Andoran Houses. Seven years of war ensues before a queen is crowned, at which point all three of the original claimants were already dead. [COT-H-351]

509 NE
The Aiel give permission for the Cairhien to cross the Aiel Waste. The Cairhien are the only ones besides the Tinkers and peddlers given this privilege. This is done after the Aiel learn that the ancestors of the Cairhien had helped the Aiel during the Breaking of the World. [TWORJTWOT-119]

520 NE
Beryl Marle is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the White Ajah. Her rule lasts until 533 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

526 NE
Corianin Nedeal, the last known Aes Sedai to possess the Talent of Dreaming prior to 999 NE, dies. [TDR-H-187-592 / TSR-H-143]

533 NE
Eldaya Tolen is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Blue Ajah. Her rule lasts until 549 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

549 NE
Alvera Ramosanya is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Yellow Ajah. Her rule lasts until 578 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

550 NE
Circa: A blood feud develops between the Goshien and Shaarad clans of the Aiel. [TDR-H-364]

566 NE
The Aiel give a sapling from Avendesora to Cairhien as a gift. This sapling is grown into a tree named Avendoraldera. [TDR-H-582]

578 NE
Shein Chunla is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Green Ajah. Her rule lasts until 601 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

588 NE
(Sometime after Taisham 18th): Birth date of Reanne Corly, a woman capable of channeling who would later fail to become Aes Sedai. [ACOS-H-502]

600 NE
Circa: By this time the nations of Almoth, Irenvelle, Kintara, Mar Haddon, Maredo and Mosara have vanished. [TWORJTWOT-118]

Circa: The last time prior to 999 NE (Lan from Moiraine to Myrelle) that an Aes Sedai had passed the bond of her Warder to another without the man’s permission or consent. [TGH-TP-272 / ACOS-H-236]

Circa: The last time prior to 998 NE that the Hunt of the Horn, the epic search for the legendary Horn of Valere, was called. [LOC-H-117]

Circa: Alivia, a Seanchan woman very strong with the One Power, is collared and made damane at the age of fourteen. [WH-H-205-608]

Circa: The Third War of Garen’s Wall, believed by most histories to have been caused by Amyrlin Shein Chunla, but in truth due to the actions of the Hall of the Tower. [KOD-H-513]

The Third War of Garen’s Wall occured sometime between 578 NE and 601 NE during the reign of Amyrlin Shein Chunla.

601 NE
Displeased with the incomptent actions of the Hall of the Tower, which had long since taken control of the White Tower from Amyrlin Shein Chunla, Aes Sedai mutiny and send Shein into guarded exile. The public record indicates that she died while serving in office. [TPOD-H-324]

Gerra Kishar of the Gray Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 638 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

638 NE
Varuna Morrigan of the Green Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 681 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

652 NE
Former Amyrlin Shein Chunla is murdered in her sleep following a fourth attempt to restore her to power. The secret records of the White Tower suggest that Chunla was suffocated by her guards. [TPOD-H-324 / KOD-H-513]

671 NE
The Great Winter War between Andor and Cairhien. [KOD-H-514]

681 NE
Cemaile Sorenthaine is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Gray Ajah. Her rule lasts until 705 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

700 NE
Circa: The nations of Tarabon and Arad Doman begin to dispute control of Almoth Plain. Some records indicate that this dispute may have begun as far back as 600 NE. [TGH-TP-45 / TDR-H-xx]

Circa: The nation of Hardan is fully abandoned by its people. For the next hundred years the capital city of Harad Dakar is slowly taken apart piece by piece by former citizens. In time little remains to mark the city’s location. [TGH-TP-153]

Circa: Halvar, the First of Mayene, raises the price of Mayener lamp oil in order to prevent Tear from attempting to discover the location of Mayene’s oilfish shoals. To further placate the High Lords of Tear, Havar gives them a powerful ter’angreal shaped in the form of a redstone doorframe. [TSR-H-96]

Circa: Some time after acquiring the redstone ter’angreal from the Firsts of Mayene, the High Lords of Tear stop collecting items that use or are connected with the One Power. [TSR-H-95]

Circa: Ogier author Ledar writes A Study of Men, Women and the One Power Among Humans. [LOC-H-672]

Circa: Kirstian Chalwin, a novice in the White Tower, runs away. She later relocates to Ebou Dar and joins the Kin. [TPOD-H-543]

701 NE
Circa: The High Lords of Tear arrange for the assassination of Halvar, the First of Mayene. [TSR-H-96]

705 NE
Circa: Birth date of Cadsuane Melaidhrin in Far Madding. Later a famous Aes Sedai of the Green Ajah known for her strength in the Power. [ACOS-H-671 / TGS-H-476]

Marasale Jureen of the Yellow Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 732 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

730 NE
Circa: For the last time in her life, Cadsuane Melaidhrin encounters a situation she cannot surmount. [ACOS-H-347]

732 NE
Feragaine Saralman of the Blue Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 754 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

754 NE
Myriam Copan of the Green Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 797 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

794 NE
Two Accepted put out from the White Tower form an organization known as the Daughters of Silence. They eventually recruit twenty-three other women capable of channeling to join their society. [WH-H-660]

798 NE
The Daughters of Silence are discovered by the Aes Sedai, and all are returned to the White Tower and punished. This is the last known gathering of female channelers to be broken by the White Tower. [ACOS-H-481 / WH-H-660]

797 NE
Zernada Tyrim of the Brown Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 817 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

800 NE
Circa: The last battles of the Consolidation take place in Seanchan. [TPOD-H-434]

817 NE
Parenia Demalle of the Gray Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 866 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

859 NE
Until 999 NE, the last time a woman was stilled by the White Tower for a crime. [ACOS-H-681]

866 NE
Sereille Bagand of the White Ajah, previously a Mistress of Novices in the Tower, is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 890 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216 / ACOS-H-512]

Seaine Herimon is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the White Ajah. [ACOS-H-512 / WH-H-24]

870 NE
Asne Zeramene, a Darkfriend, is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai and chooses the Green Ajah. [WH-H-244]

Circa: Moria Karentanis is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. [COT-H-442-460]

890 NE
Aleis Romlin is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Green Ajah. Her rule lasts until 922 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

Circa: Cairhien gives up claim to the lands of the former nation of Hardan. [TGH-TP-155]

900 NE
Circa: Merilille Ceandevin is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the Gray Ajah. [COT-H-294]

908 NE
Birth date of Loial, son of Arent son of Halan. [TEOTW-H-461]

910 NE
Circa: Birth date of Zarya Alkaese. [WH-H-194]

911 NE
Circa: Birth date of Galina Casban, later to become an Aes Sedai and member of the Black Ajah. [ACOS-H-623]

922 NE
Kirin Melway of the Brown Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 950 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

925 NE
Circa: Merana is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. [ACOS-H-335]

930 NE
Circa: Zarya Alkaese, a novice in the White Tower, runs away and later relocates in Ebou Dar under the name Garenia Rosoinde. [TPOD-H-542]

940 NE
Circa: Alin Seroku begins a career as a soldier along the Borderlands. [NSTN-H-207]

946 NE
Eurian Romavni of Kandor writes the book A Journey to Tarabon. [TSR-H-141]

948 NE
Birth date of Ryne Venamar. [NSTN-H-212]

950 NE
Noane Masadim of the Blue Ajah is raised to the Amyrlin Seat. Her rule lasts until 973 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

Circa: Careane Fransi is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the Green Ajah. [COT-H-294]

951 NE
Circa: Aes Sedai Cadsuane Melaidhrin retires from active service and establishes a residence in northern Ghealdan. [ACOS-H-335]

953 NE
Birth date of al’Lan Mandragoran, son of King al’Akir Mandragoran and Queen el’Leanna Mandragoran, in Malkier. [LOC-H-709 / TWORJTWOT-247]

Merana Ambrey is raised to Aes Sedai. [LOC-H-551]

Circa: Dared by his wife Breyan, Lain Mandragoran travels into the Blight with a large force of men. Lain and his men are killed, and Breyan blames King al’Akir Mandragoran for not having lead more troops to support Lain’s attack into the Blight. [TEOTW-H-596]

Circa: Plotting revenge against King al’Akir, Breyan and Lord Cowin “Fairheart” Gemallan attempt to gain the throne of Malkier for Breyan’s son, Isam. In a move to take control of the Seven Towers, Cowin and Breyan move troops loyal to them from out of the Blight and the borderforts. Unknown to Breyan, Cowin is a Darkfriend. [TEOTW-H-596]

Circa: Trolloc forces take advantage of the weakened defenses of Malkier to attack the nation. The Malkieri are pushed back, and Breyan flees with her son Isam. Both are believed to have been pursued and killed by Trollocs. [TEOTW-H-596]

Circa: Cowin is captured by Jain “Farstrider” Charin and taken to the Seven Towers. King al’Akir faces Cowin in combat and kills him. [TEOTW-H-596]

With Malkier succumbing to the Blight, the infant Lan, already anointed as Dai Shan, a Diademed Battle Lord, is sent to Shienar in order to assure his survival. Consecrated as the next king of Malkier, he is given a Power-wrought sword that had been passed down among the kings of Malkier. [TEOTW-H-597 / TWORJTWOT-247]

King al’Akir and Queen el’Leanna die at Herot’s Crossing while trying to defend Malkier from the advancing Trolloc armies. Forces from Shienar, Arafel and Kandor attack the Trollocs at the Stair of Jehann, and are able to temporarily push them back. [TEOTW-H-597]

Circa: Tar Valon dispatches more than one-hundred Aes Sedai to aid Malkier, but they arrive too late to be of any assistance. No official record is made of this failed attempt to assist Malkier. [NSTN-H-312]

Of the twenty bodyguards chosen to see Lan safely to Shienar, only five, including Bukama Marenellin, survive to reach Fal Moran. They raise Lan and teach him the ways of war. [TEOTW-H-597]

Birth date of Elin Warrel, future Aes Sedai of the Brown Ajah. [NSTN-H-34]

955 NE
Autumn: The abandoned nation of Malkier is overrun by Trolloc armies and destroyed. [TWORJTWOT-118 / LOC-H-709]

Circa: Tam al’Thor leaves The Two Rivers and joins Illian’s army. [TGH-TP-105]

956 NE
(After Spring): Moiraine Damodred is born in the Royal Palace of Cairhien. She is later sent to train at Tar Valon in 972 NE. [LOC-H-710]

NOTE: Moiraine is 22 in the spring of 979 NE, which indicates that her birthday would take place some time after that point. The year of her birth is specifically stated in the Lord of Chaos glossary.

Birth date of Morgase Trakand. [TFOH-H-249]

957 NE
The lands of the former nation of Malkier are completely covered by the Blight. [TWORJTWOT-118]

The beginning of the Whitecloak War following Amadacia’s attempt to conquer Altara. Illian responds to this aggression in order to prevent an attack on its own lands. These events are known as “The Troubles” in the histories of the Children of the Light. [TWORJTWOT-120]

Tam al’Thor serves with the forces of Illian during the Whitecloak War. [TGH-TP-105]

Forces of the Children of the Light commanded by Lord Captain Pedron Niall capture King Mattin Stepaneos of Illian at Soremaine, where the Illianer Companions help prevent the entrapment of the majority of the Illian army. [TWORJTWOT-120 / LOC-H-181]

The Council of Nine in Illian manage pay ransom in order to see the return of King Stepaneos. [TWORJTWOT-120]

King Stepaneos forces the Children of the Light to accept a treaty that requires them to give up any claim to Altara. [TWORJTWOT-120 / LOC-H-181]

958 NE
Padan Fain becomes a Darkfriend. [TEOTW-H-599]

Birth date of Siuan Sanche. [LOC-H-471]

Birth date of Furyk Karede, son of weavers and the property of Jalid Magonine. [COT-H-160]

960 NE
Circa: Aes Sedai Verin Mathwin begins a study of a document dating from before the Breaking of the World. [TDR-H-187]

Aes Sedai Saerin Asnobar takes a seat in the Hall of the Tower for the Brown Ajah. [TPOD-H-509 / COT-H-50]

A delegation of Atha’an Miere deliver Zemaille to the White Tower for training to become an Aes Sedai. [NSTN-H-56]

961 NE
Circa: Alanna Mosvani is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. [TPOD-H-276]

Aes Sedai Merana Ambrey negotiates a short-lived treaty, the Fifth Treaty of Falme, between Arad Doman and Tarabon over the long-disputed lands of Almoth Plain. [LOC-H-547]

962 NE
Pedron Niall administers the oath of the Children of the Light to Geofram Bornhald. [TGH-TP-60]

Birth date of Iselle Arrel, daughter of Lady Edeyn ti Gemallen Arrel. [NSTN-H-286]

963 NE
Ryne Venamar’s father moves from Shienar to Arafel. [NSTN-H-213]

Lan receives his first sword, and is recognized as a man in the Borderlands. [NSTN-H-217]

965 NE
Laman Damodred becomes King of Cairhien. [TWORJTWOT-120]

Cairhien and Andor are at war until 968 NE. [TWORJTWOT-120]

Salita Toranes is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the Yellow Ajah. [COT-H-426]

Tarna Feir becomes a novice in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-53]

967 NE
Birth date of Jarene, daughter of Queen Ethenielle and Prince Consort Brys of Kandor.

968 NE
The Travels of Jain Farstrider is printed for the first time. [TDR-H-593]

Hostilities between Cairhien and Andor end. [TWORJTWOT-120]

Lady Edeyn ti Gemallen Arrel of Kandor becomes Lan’s carneira, his first lover. [NSTN-H-217]

969 NE
Circa: Tiana Noselle is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the Gray Ajah. [COT-H-432]

Lan receives his hadori, marking him as a true Malkieri man capable of choosing his own path in life. [NSTN-H-217]

Early Summer: Birth date of Calle Coplin in Emond’s Field. [FTTR-xxii]

Lan begins a personal war against the Blight at the age of sixteen. He later returns to Fal Moran after a trip into the Blight, but finds that Edeyn is gone. [LOC-H-709 / NSTN-H-216]

970 NE
Circa: A close friendship between Aes Sedai Novices Meidani and Elaida a’Roihan ends when Elaida is raised to the Accepted. [COT-H-47]

Circa: Milam Harnder, later Second Librarian of the Royal Palace in Caemlyn, becomes an agent of Demira Eriff, an Aes Sedai of the Brown Ajah. [LOC-H-580]

Circa: Elaida a’Roihan, an Accepted in the White Tower, Foretells that the Royal line of Andor will play a significant role in defeating the Dark One in the Last Battle. She tells no one of this Foretelling, and later works to become the advisor of Queen Morgase of Andor. [TSR-H-29]

Tear and Illian go to war in a conflict that lasts six years. Tam al’Thor is among those who fight in the Illian armies. [TWORJTWOT-120 / TGH-TP-105]

Assid Bakuun enters service in the Ever Victorious Army of Seanchan. [TPOD-H-430]

Novice Zemaille is raised to Accepted in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-56]

Aisling Noon, a Tuath’an, arrives at the White Tower to become a novice. [NSTN-H-57]

Death of Rodel Ituralde’s mother. [TGS-H-42]

971 NE
Lord Luc of House Mantear, brother of Tigraine Damodred, disappears in the Great Blight. Rumors suggest the involvement of Gitara Moroso, Queen Mordrellen’s Aes Sedai advisor, who may have urged Luc to make the journey. [TGH-TP-590 / LOC-H-278]

Birth date of Diryk, son of Prince Consort Brys of Kandor. [NSTN-H-283]

Circa: Death of Lady Miedelle Caeren, the last wife of Lord Nasin Caeren. [COT-H-372]

Elin Warrel, aged eighteen, arrives at Tar Valon to become an novice in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-34]

972 NE
Siuan Sanche, the daughter of a Tairen fisherman, is discovered to have the ability to channel. She is immediately take to Tar Valon by an Aes Sedai in order to become a novice. [NSTN-H-32]

Lady Moiraine Damodred of Cairhien is sent to the White Tower at Tar Valon to become a novice. [LOC-H-710]

Moiraine and Siuan are recorded in the novice book of the White Tower on the same day. [NSTN-H-32]

Tigraine Damodred, Daughter-heir of Andor and wife of Taringail Damodred, disappears. Having been told by Gitara Moroso via a Foretelling that disaster would engulf Andor and its people if she did not join the Maidens of the Spear, Tigraine travels to the Aiel Waste in secret. [TEOTW-H-668 / TSR-H-392 / LOC-H-277]

Queen Mordrellen of Andor dies with no female heir. [TWORJTWOT-120]

The Succession (also the Third War of Andoran Succession) begins in Andor as a result of the disappearance of Tigraine Damodred and the death of Queen Mordrellen. [TEOTW-H-668]

Morgase Trakand, training at Tar Valon as heir to House Trakand, returns to Andor in order to lay claim to the Lion Throne. [TFOH-H-249]

Birth date of Logain Ablar in Ghealdan. [ACOS-H-676]

Tigraine arrives in the Waste and is taken in by the Aiel. She is allowed to train to become a Maiden of the Spear, the first non-Aiel allowed to do so, and chooses the name Shaiel. [TSR-H-392]

Birth date of Elisa al’Vere, daughter of Brandelwyn and Marin al’Vere. [FTTR-xxii]

973 NE
Tamra Ospenya is raised to the Amyrlin Seat from the Blue Ajah. Her rule lasts until Taisham 14, 979 NE. [TWORJTWOT-216]

Prior to 979 NE, the last time that Bukama would see Racelle Arovni. [NSTN-H-212]

Shaiel earns the right to become a Maiden of the Spear and is adopted into the Chumai sept of the Taardad Aiel. [TSR-H-393]

Birth date of Jillie Lewin in The Two Rivers. [FTTR-xxii]

Birth date of Nynaeve al’Meara, daughter of Elnore al’Meara. [LOC-H-602 / FTTR-xxii]

Furyk Karede is chosen for training in the Deathwatch Guard. [COT-H-160]

Elaida a’Roihan is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai and chooses the Red Ajah. [NSTN-H-46]

974 NE
Morgase Trakand becomes the Queen of Andor, in part due to the aid of Thomdril Merrilin, House bard of House Trakand and later Court-bard in Caemlyn. [TWORJTWOT-120 / TFOH-H-252]

Although unable to channel the One Power, Queen Morgase is presented with a Great Serpent ring from Tar Valon. [TFOH-H-249]

Queen Morgase pardons those who had opposed her during the Succession for the Lion Throne. Among these are Jarid Sarand, Arymilla Marne, Masin Caeren, Naean Arawn, Lir Baryn and Karind Anshar. [TFOH-H-248]

Queen Morgase marries Taringail Damodred as a means of preventing further hostilities with Cairhien. [TWORJTWOT-120]

Novice Tarna Feir is raised to Accepted in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-53]

Circa: After more than forty years of studying ter’angreal, Aes Sedai Martine Janata is found unconscious. Three days later she awakes to find that her ability to access the One Power has been burnt out, that her Warder is dead, and that she has no knowledge of the events of the past week. [TPOD-H-75]

975 NE
Novices Moiraine Damodred and Siuan Sanche are raised to Accepted in the White Tower. [LOC-H-710 / NSTN-H-32]

Novice Myrelle Berengari is raised to Accepted in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-50]

Novice Aisling Noon is raised to Accepted in the White Tower. [NSTN-H-57]

Birth date of Loise al’Vere, daughter of Brandelwyn and Marin al’Vere. [FTTR-xix]

Elaida a’Roihan becomes the Aes Sedai advisor to Queen Morgase of Andor. [NSTN-H-86]

Thulin marries Gallanha. [TGS-H-20]

Circa: Innkeeper Setalle Anan (giving birth to her first child?) inadvertently overhears information which reveals the existence of a secret organization in Ebou Dar, known as the Circle, which secretly harbors women who can channel. [ACOS-H-405]

976 NE
Tear and Illian cease fighting. Tam al’Thor continues to serve in the Illian army. [TWORJTWOT-120 / TGH-TP-105]

King Laman of Cairhien cuts down Avendoraldera in order to construct a unique throne. [TFOH-H-686]

Late Spring: The beginning of the Aiel War. In response to the actions of King Laman, four Aiel clans (Nakai, Reyn, Taardad and Shaarad) under the leadership of Janduin cross the Spine of the World and attack Cairhien. [TEOTW-H-660]

Summer (less than three months after the start of the Aiel War): Cadsuane Melaidhrin, already a legend among Aes Sedai, comes out of retirement. [ACOS-H-335 / NSTN-H-228]

The Aiel clans capture Cairhien and burn the city, except its library, a few months into the Aiel War. [TWORJTWOT-121]

Birth date of Jol, later an apprentice to Kin Tovere. [TFOH-H-464]

Circa: Birth date of Amico Nagoyin, later an Aes Sedai of the Black Ajah. [TDR-H-235]

Circa: Tarna Feir is raised to the shawl of the Aes Sedai. She chooses the Red Ajah. [COT-H-521]

977 NE
Conflict with the Aiel spreads out from Cairhien to encompass Tear, Andor and Tar Valon as the Aiel chase King Laman of Cairhien, known to them as “Treekiller.” [TWORJTWOT-121]

Believing that the Aiel are Shadowspan, Lan temporarily abandons his personal war against the Blight to fight in the Aiel War. Although he later determines that the Aiel are not agents of the Dark One, Lan continues to fight in order to honor his word. [NSTN-H-16-205]

Birth date of Cail, later an apprentice to Kin Tovere. [TFOH-H-464]

Birth date of Dannil Lewin in The Two Rivers. [FTTR-xxvii]

Birth date of Tod al’Caar in The Two Rivers. [ACOS-H-62]

Winternight: Bari begins employment in the Royal Palace in Caemlyn as a servant. [LOC-H-316]

978 NE
Birth date of Mili Skane in a village near Whitebridge. [ACOS-H-284]

Aine: Shaiel, one of the Aiel hunting King Laman, discovers that she is pregnant. Against Aiel law her husband Janduin allows her to continue to fight. [TSR-H-393]

Adar: Birth date of Lem Thane in Emond’s Field. [TEOTW-H-94]

Nesan 16th (twelve days before Danshu): The council of a temporary alliance of nations, known as the Grand Alliance, meets for the first time. [TWORJTWOT-122]

Nesan 21st: Birth date of Sedrin, son of Lady Meri do Ahlan a’Conlin of Murandy, near Tar Valon. [NSTN-H-79]

Nesan 21st: Birth date of Ellya, daughter of Careme Mowly, near Tar Valon. [NSTN-H-80]

Nesan 27th: The Battle of the Shining Walls at Tar Valon begins when the Grand Alliance attacks the Aiel who are laying siege to Tar Valon. [TWORJTWOT-121 / TEOTW-H-660]

Nesan 27th: al’Lan Mandragoran leads a force composed of Kandori, Saldaean and Domani soldiers against the Aiel. [NSTN-H-334]

Nesan 28th (Danshu): The second day of the Battle of the Shining Walls. [TWORJTWOT-122]

Danu 1st (late in the day): King Laman, and Lord Aranvor Naldwinn of Andor, die during the third day of the Battle of the Shining Walls. Laman’s death marks the end of the Aiel War and the beginning of the Aiel’s retreat back to the Waste.

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