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Third Empire
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Founding - 3E 0
Capital Imperial City
Location Tamriel (Septim Dynasty, Stormcrown Interregnum)

Cyrodiil, Skyrim, High Rock (Mede Dynasty)

Common languages Cyrodilic
Religions
Government Absolute monarchy
Preceded By Succeeded By

The Third Empire (also called the Septim Empire,[1] Tamrielic Empire,[2][3] Holy Cyrodiilic Empire of Tamriel,[4] and the Glorious Empire)[5] was declared by Tiber Septim in 2E 854 after the chaos of the Interregnum, and was forged through a decades-long conflict to unite Tamriel known as the Tiber War.[6] It lasted throughout the whole of the Third Era and two centuries into the Fourth Era, when it began to decline.

Septim DynastyEdit

 
Emperor Tiber Septim

The Septim Dynasty was founded by Tiber Septim upon using Numidium to conquer the whole of Tamriel, after which he declared the start of a new era, 3E 0.[7] His rule of 38 years was prosperous and relatively peaceful. His grandson Pelagius succeeded him, and was poised to continue the golden age, until he was assassinated by the Dark Brotherhood after less than 3 years.[7] Pelagius had no living children, thus the Ruby Throne passed to Tiber's niece, Kintyra, in 3E 41. Kintyra and her son, Uriel, were successful rulers who achieved a level of unity within the Empire that would not be equaled for centuries.[8] Uriel II, who took the throne in 3E 64, had his 18-year reign blighted by plagues and insurrections, and accomplished little during his rule. Instead, he left many problems, and a great deal of debt, to Pelagius II. In response, Pelagius dismissed the entire Elder Council and allowed only those who paid a princely sum to return to their seats. While this tactic brought some prosperity back to Tamriel, it ended when Pelagius was poisoned in 3E 98, purportedly by a disgruntled former Council member.[9] His son, Antiochus, was more interested in debauchery than politics, known across the Empire as a womanizer even before taking the throne. His reign was marred by civil war and other conflicts, and the province of Summerset was almost lost to invading Maormer in 3E 110. Antiochus died ten years later, leaving the throne in the tenuous grasp of his 15-year-old daughter, Kintyra II. The succession was contested by Antiochus' siblings and would lead to civil war.[10]

In 3E 121, Kintyra II was imprisoned by Potema Septim, the infamous Wolf Queen of Solitude, and murdered two years later. This triggered the War of the Red Diamond, a civil war between Potema and her son Uriel III on one side, and Potema's brothers Cephorus and Magnus on the other. The armies of the brothers were eventually victorious and the succession continued.[9][1]

The Empire gained and lost power and land unpredictably during the next century until the rise of Katariah Ra'Athim. The first (and only) Elven ruler of the Empire, Katariah was the first in 100 years to secure a steady, iron grip over most of Tamriel, save Black Marsh. Ultimately, this would be the Empress' undoing, as she died in 3E 200 in a minor skirmish in Black Marsh.[11]

Another civil war broke out after the Elder Council voted to disinherit Andorak, the eldest son of Uriel IV, and offer the Imperial crown to his cousin Cephorus instead, as they considered Cephorus to be more closely related to the true Septim bloodline. The war lasted nine years until Andorak was mollified by the offer of the throne of Shornhelm in High Rock.

In 3E 268, Uriel V began his invasion of Akavir. This one invasion dominated his reign, and ultimately ended it. His life was cut short in 3E 290, and again the Empire began a slow decline.[12][13] Uriel VI was unable to take the throne until 3E 307, due to his young age at the time of his father's death, and his mother Thonica's attempts to stay in power as Regent. When Uriel VI fell from his horse and died in 3E 313, his half-sister came to power as Empress Morihatha. Uriel VI had left his sister with rebellious vassals and malcontent citizens to deal with. Nonetheless, she acted decisively and by the end of her reign in 3E 339, Tamriel was nearing a sort of unity. Her nephew, Pelagius IV—though struggling at first—brought the Empire closer to unity than it had been in over 300 years, since the days of Uriel I.[8]

Uriel Septim VII, son of Pelagius IV, came to power after his father's death in 3E 368. In 3E 389, Uriel VII's battlemage, Jagar Tharn, managed to imprison the emperor in a dimension of Tharn's own creation. For ten years, later known as the Imperial Simulacrum, Jagar Tharn ruled in Uriel's place, but showing none of the latter's wisdom. Before Tharn could entirely drive the Empire into the ground, Uriel was rescued and restored to the throne in 3E 399.[1]

Contemporarily to this period, a host of societal institutions of the Empire were suspended in so-called Pocket Universes, to achieve a state of immaculate virtual reality. One such institution was Battlespire, the proving ground and sophisticated war college of prospective Imperial Battlemages; located deep in the ethereal plane.[14]

During Uriel Septim VII's reign, which lasted 65 years, he united the Empire for the first time in centuries. By the end of the Imperial Simulacrum, Warp in the West, and Vvardenfell Crisis, the Empire was even closer to unity than at the end of Pelagius IV's reign. After his assassination, his son, Martin Septim, ended the Oblivion Crisis, the Third Era, and—with no more heirs—the Septim dynasty.

The Empire recovered from Tharn's deceit, but the Septim Dynasty ended when Martin Septim sacrificed himself in a successful bid to seal the rift that had been opened to Mehrunes Dagon's plane of Oblivion. High Chancellor Ocato became Potentate Ocato when no candidate to replace Martin could be found. Ocato kept the Empire more or less intact in the tumultuous years after the Oblivion Crisis, but was assassinated in or around 4E 10, which ushered in the seven-year Stormcrown Interregnum.[15]

Mede DynastyEdit

 
Emperor Titus Mede II

At some point in the seven years following Ocato's assassination, a Nibenese witch-warrior named Thules the Gibbering was crowned Emperor, although he was not well liked by the people, the Elder Council favored him over Titus Mede, a Colovian warlord who sought the throne. Eventually, in 4E 17, Titus Mede captured the Imperial City from Thules and crowned himself the first Emperor of a new dynasty, eventually persuading the Elder Council to accept him as a liberator rather than a conqueror.[15][16]

During his rule, the province of Hammerfell was reclaimed, alongside the city-states of Leyawiin and Bravil. Under later events, Elsweyr was also reclaimed.[15][16]

In 4E 168, Emperor Titus Mede II ascended to the throne. The Empire was at that time a shadow of its former glory. Valenwood and Elsweyr had been ceded to the third Aldmeri Dominion[15], and Black Marsh had been lost to Imperial rule since the Oblivion Crisis. Morrowind had yet to fully recover from the eruption of Red Mountain, and had ceased to be an Imperial territory at some point prior to 4E 48.[17][16]:109[18]:16 Hammerfell was plagued by infighting between the Crown and Forebear factions. Only High Rock, Cyrodiil, and Skyrim remained prosperous and peaceful.[19]

In 4E 171, the Great War began when armies from the Aldmeri Dominion invaded the Imperial provinces of Hammerfell and Cyrodiil after Titus II rejected an ultimatum to make massive concessions to the Thalmor. An army led by Thalmor general Lord Naarifin emerged from hidden camps in northern Elsweyr and assaulted southern Cyrodiil, flanking Imperial defenses along the Valenwood border. Leyawiin fell to the invaders, and Bravil was surrounded and besieged. Simultaneously, an army under Lady Arannelya crossed western Cyrodiil, bypassing Anvil and Kvatch and entering Hammerfell. This army was joined by smaller forces landing on Hammerfell's coast. Imperial troops were forced into retreat across the Alik'r Desert. The Imperial City was besieged, and fell after the Emperor fled with the remnants of his army to Skyrim. The war ended a year later with the liberation of the Imperial City after the Battle Of The Red Ring, and with the subsequent Imperial acceptance of the White-Gold Concordat. This treaty contained terms almost identical to those rejected before the war, specifically the outlaw of Talos worship, which became one of the major causes of the Stormcloak Rebellion in Skyrim. Hammerfell seceded from the Empire and worked to combat Thalmor forces on its own, gaining its freedom in 4E 180. This left the Empire in a diminished and less stable condition, though it retained control of the provinces of Cyrodiil, High Rock, and Skyrim.[19]

In 4E 201, the Stormcloak Rebellion broke out in Skyrim. The belligerents were the Stormcloaks, led by Ulfric Stormcloak, who fought for the independence of Skyrim, and the Imperial Legion, led by General Tullius, with the intention of holding the Empire together in the face of growing political tensions between them and the Thalmor.[20]

Known RulersEdit

Name Born Race Crowned Died, Deposed, Abdicated,
or Office Abolished
Additional Information
Pre-unification, during the Tiber War
Cuhlecain  ? 2E 854[6][nb 1] 2E 854[6] King of Falkreath who later conquered all of Cyrodiil. Assassinated by an uncertain perpetrator.[nb 2]
Tiber Septim 2E 828[21] 2E 854[6] 2E 896[7][22] General of Cuhlecain. Founded the Septim Dynasty.
Third EmpireSeptim Dynasty
Tiber Septim 2E 828[21] 3E 0[7][23][24] 3E 38[7][22] Upon conquering Tamriel, Tiber Septim founded the Third Empire and declared the beginning of the Third Era.
Pelagius Septim I[nb 3]  ? 3E 38[7][22] 3E 40[7][22] or

3E 41[7][23][nb 4]

Assassinated by the Dark Brotherhood.[7]
Kintyra Septim I ? 3E 40[7][22] or

3E 41[7][23][nb 4]

3E 53[22][25]:16 First cousin of Pelagius I and daughter of Tiber's brother Agnorith. The direct dynastic line of Tiber Septim is broken.
Uriel Septim I ? 3E 53[22][25]:16 3E 64[7][22] Son of Kintyra I, known as the great lawmaker of the Septim Dynasty and a promoter of independent organizations and guilds.
Uriel Septim II ? 3E 64[7][22] 3E 82[7][26][22] Son of Uriel I, his reign is known for his poor management of the Empire’s financial and judicial policies as well as civil unrest.
Pelagius Septim II ? 3E 82[7][26][22] 3E 98[27][22][nb 5] Son of Uriel II. Dismissed the entire Elder Council only to sell back the seats to those who could pay. By the end of his reign, he fixed the Empire's financial situation. Believed to have been poisoned by a former member of the Elder Council.[28]
Antiochus Septim 3E 51[28] 3E 99[7][23][27][nb 6] 3E 120[29][30][nb 7] Son of Pelagius II. Known for having many mistresses and nearly as many wives. His reign is known for civil wars, surpassing even those of Uriel II's time.
Kintyra Septim II 3E 104[31] 3E 120[29][32][30] 3E 121[33][22][nb 8] (deposed)

3E 121[33] (died) or
3E 123[23][34] (died) or
3E 125[33] (died)

Daughter of Antiochus Septim. Accused by her cousin, Uriel Mantiarco, of being a bastard who was not fathered by Antiochus Septim, starting a series of events that would conclude in the War of the Red Diamond.
Uriel Septim III 3E 97[28] 3E 121[7][33][23][nb 8] 3E 127[33][11] Born Uriel Mantiarco as the son of Mantiarco of Solitude, he later took the surname of his mother, Potema. He captured Kintyra II and supposedly had her executed so he could be crowned Emperor.
Cephorus Septim I 3E 77[27] 3E 127[33][35][11][22] 3E 140[35][11] Son of Pelagius II. He defeated Uriel III at the Battle of Ichidag and was later crowned Emperor after Uriel III’s death.
Magnus Septim 3E 79[27] 3E 140[35][23] 3E 145[35][30] Son of Pelagius II. His reign is known for the punishment of the traitorous kings of the War of the Red Diamond.
Pelagius Septim III "the Mad"[11] 3E 119[30] Breton 3E 145[35][11][28] 3E 147[22][30] (deposed)

3E 153[11][30][23] (died)

Son of Magnus Septim. Known for his eccentricities of behavior and, later, his madness.
Katariah Ra'Athim ? Dunmer 3E 147[22][30] (deposition of Pelagius)

3E 153[11][30] (official coronation)

3E 200[11][30][23][nb 9] Katariah was the consort of Pelagius III and assumed the position of Empress Regent after he was sent to an asylum. Her reign is known for repairing many of the broken alliances the last few Emperors suffered, and she was popular with the common people.
Cassynder Septim c. 3E 150[30] Dunmer-Breton 3E 200[11][23] 3E 202[11][23][nb 10] As the son of Pelagius III and Katariah he is said to be "half-elven."[11] He assumed the throne in bad health, so his reign only lasted 2 years.
Uriel Septim IV 3E ? Dunmer-Breton 3E 202[11][23][nb 10] 3E 247[13][23][22][nb 11] Born Uriel Lariat as the son of Katariah and Gallivere Lariat, his only relation to the Septims was his half-brother Cassynder. Uriel IV was legally a Septim; Cassynder had adopted him into the royal family when he had become King of Wayrest.[11] His reign is described as a long and difficult one in which the Elder Council assumed more and more powers.
Cephorus Septim II ? Nord[36] 3E 247[13][23][22][nb 12] 3E 268[13][23] Only Emperor to be elected by the Elder Council. The Council disinherited Uriel IV's son Andorak and proclaimed a member of a branch more closely related to the original Septim line as Emperor.[nb 13] Andorak's supporters begin a military campaign against the Emperor, leading to Andorak receiving the Kingdom of Shornhelm.
Uriel Septim V ? 3E 268[13][23] 3E 290[13][37][22] Son of Cephorus II, known for the famous Tamrielic Invasion of Akavir. While he was absent, civil wars continued.
Regent Thonica ? 3E 290[8] 3E 307[8][23] Uriel VI was too young to rule in his own right when he was crowned, so his mother, Thonica, ruled as regent. He was eventually allowed to ascend the throne and assume full Imperial powers in 3E 307. Under her reign, civil wars continued.
Uriel Septim VI 3E 285[8] 3E 290[8][22] (crowned)

3E 307[8][23] (end of regency)

3E 313[8] or

3E 317[22] or
3E 320[23][nb 14]

Son of Uriel V. Originally an Emperor only in name, Uriel VI only had the power of the imperial veto. Only by 3E 313 was he able to assume full power. Under his reign, civil wars continued.
Morihatha Septim 3E 288[8] 3E 313[8] or

3E 317[22] or
3E 320[23][nb 14]

3E 339[8][22] Daughter of Uriel V. Placed the Imperial Province under the direct control of the Empress and ended the series of civil wars that had begun under her grandfather Cephorus II as she slowly claimed back her rebellious vassals. Assassinated by assassins hired by Councilor Thoricles Romus.[8]
Pelagius Septim IV 3E 314[8] 3E 339[8][22] 3E 368[8][22][24][nb 15] Nephew of Morihatha. Continued the efforts to reunite Tamriel. By the end of Pelagius’ reign, Tamriel was closer to unity than it had been since the days of Uriel I.[8]
Uriel Septim VII 3E 346[22] Imperial 3E 368[8][22][24][nb 15] 3E 389[38][39] Son of Pelagius IV. Continued the efforts to reunite Tamriel.
Third EmpireImperial Simulacrum
Jagar Tharn ? 3E 389[39][8] 3E 399[8][39] Imperial Battlemage of Tamriel who, in 3E 389, imprisoned Uriel VII in Oblivion and used illusion magic to masquerade as the Emperor for a decade. During the reign of Jagar Tharn, there were a number of regional wars due to the decline of Imperial authority during his reign.
Third Empire — Restoration
Uriel Septim VII 3E 346[22] Imperial 3E 399[39][22] 3E 433[38][40] Assassinated by the Mythic Dawn.[40]
Martin Septim 3E ? Imperial 3E 433[40][41] 3E 433[40][41] Martin was an illegitimate son of Uriel VII and was crowned shortly after his father's death. Martin's only act as Emperor was to sacrifice himself in order to defeat Mehrunes Dagon and end the Oblivion Crisis.
Third EmpireStormcrown Interregnum
Potentate Ocato of Firsthold ? Altmer 4E 1[42] 4E 15[43] Ocato was originally the High Chancellor of the Elder Council, who was trying to elect a new Emperor, but he reluctantly took the position of Potentate after the Elder Council urged him to do so. Believed to have been assassinated by the Thalmor.[43]
Thules the Gibbering ? Imperial 4E ? 4E 22[18][43] Nibenese witch-warrior, who assumed control of the Empire at some point during the Stormcrown Interregnum. He was not a well-liked ruler, but due to his Nibenese blood, he was favored by the Elder Council over the Colovian Titus Mede.
Third EmpireMede Dynasty
Titus Mede I  ? Imperial 4E 22[43] After 4E 48[18] Colovian Warlord who deposed Thules the Gibbering and founded the Mede Dynasty.
Attrebus Mede[nb 16] 4E 26[16] Imperial 4E ? 4E ? Son of Titus Mede I.
Unknown[nb 17]  ?  ?  ?
Unknown[nb 17]  ?  ? 4E 168[19]
Titus Mede II 4E ? Imperial 4E 168[19] 4E 201[44]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Cuhlecain proclaimed himself emperor upon capturing the Imperial City, but he was assassinated before he could be formally crowned. His successor Tiber Septim, who became the first emperor of the Third Empire of Tamriel after completing the conquest of the continent 42 years later, honored Cuhlecain as "Emperor Zero".
  2. ^ Who was responsible for the assassination of Cuhlecain is controversial. The Pocket Guide to the Empire, 1st Edition states that Cuhlecain was assassinated by a nightblade from the Western Reach, while the The Arcturian Heresy states that Tiber Septim assassinated Cuhlecain and covered it up by claiming that the Western Reach was actually behind the assassination.[6][21]
  3. ^ There is some disagreement regarding Pelagius' relationship with Tiber Septim. A version of Brief History of the Empire and the Biography of Barenziah refer to Pelagius as Tiber's son, but a revised version of Brief History of the Empire and The Arcturian Heresy refer to Pelagius as Tiber's grandson. Some passages in The Real Barenziah suggest that Tiber's wife, referred to as the Empress, had multiple "children." The likeliest explanations include that Tiber and the Empress had female children otherwise unrecorded in history. Other possibilities include that the Empress had children that were not Tiber's children, that the two of them had secret offspring, or simply a mistake on the part of the author. Regardless, the throne ended up with Kintyra.
  4. ^ a b Brief History of the Empire states that Pelagius reigned for "less than three years," which means that Pelagius' reign ended in either 3E 40 or 3E 41, depending on when in 3E 38 Tiber Septim died. The Daggerfall Chronicles states that Pelagius was assassinated in 3E 40, while The Third Era Timeline states that Pelagius was assassinated in 3E 41. Without further corroboration, it is unclear whether 3E 40 or 3E 41 is the correct year of Pelagius' assassination.
  5. ^ The Third Era Timeline and Biography of the Wolf Queen both state that Pelagius' reign ended in 3E 99; this is likely a rounded figure, however, as The Wolf Queen states that he died on 15th Evening Star, 3E 98 (Evening Star is the last month in the year). This is supported by The Daggerfall Chronicles listing Pelagius' year of death as 3E 98.
  6. ^ The Wolf Queen, v3, The Third Era Timeline, and Biography of the Wolf Queen state that Antiochus was crowned in 3E 99. Brief History of the Empire and The Daggerfall Chronicles state that he was crowned in 3E 98.
  7. ^ The Wolf Queen, v5 states that Antiochus fell into a coma in 3E 119 and that his funeral was in 3E 120. The Madness of Pelagius agrees, stating that Kintyra ascended the throne "just over a year" after Pelagius' birth in 3E 119. Both books are contradicted in the Biography of the Wolf Queen, which explicitly places his death in 3E 112. The year 3E 120 is presumably correct, since most references state that to be the correct year.
  8. ^ a b There is uncertainty over the date of Kintyra's death, as The Wolf Queen, v7 states that Uriel III was crowned "four years previously" to the year 3E 125, implying that he was crowned in 3E 121. Brief History of the Empire explicitly states that Uriel took the throne in 3E 121. The Biography of the Wolf Queen states that Kintyra was executed in 3E 114 and that Uriel ascended to the throne "seven years later". Thus, while all three books agree on the date of Uriel's ascension, the Biography of the Wolf Queen implies a seven year interregnum during the War of the Red Diamond when nobody wore the Imperial crown. The precise date given in Broken Diamonds implies that Kintyra was held in captivity for some time before her death.
  9. ^ Both Brief History of the Empire and The Madness of Pelagius put the length of Katariah's reign at forty-six years, and The Third Era Timeline puts her death in 3E 200. To fit in with later events, her reign must end in 3E 200. A possible explanation of the stated length of Katariah's reign by Brief History of the Empire and The Madness of Pelagius could be that Katariah's reign began in late 3E 153 but ended in early 3E 200, meaning that her reign may have in reality lasted forty-six years and some months, but not quite forty-seven years.
  10. ^ a b Brief History of the Empire makes two contradictory statements regarding Cassynder's year of death. First, it says that "in two years, [after his reign began] he was dead"; In the next volume, however, it contradicts itself by saying that Cassynder died "three years after [his accession]". It is likely that the second statement is incorrect, as The Third Era Timeline lists Cassynder's death as occurring in 3E 202, which is two years after he became emperor.
  11. ^ Brief History of the Empire states that Uriel IV's reign lasted 43 years, but this is clearly an error since both The Daggerfall Chronicles and The Third Era Timeline place Uriel's death in 3E 247 and Brief History of the Empire places the accession of Uriel's successor Cephorus II in 3E 247.
  12. ^ Although Brief History of the Empire states Cephorus II became emperor in 3E 268, this is obviously an error and was corrected in a revised version of the book. The same book states that Uriel Septim V also became emperor in 3E 268, so it is more logical to assume that 3E 247 is the correct year. The Daggerfall Chronicles and The Third Era Timeline both use 3E 247 as the date of Cephorus’ ascension.
  13. ^ Cephorus is described as "a cousin more closely related to the original Septim line", although his precise line of descent is not clear.
  14. ^ a b The Third Era Timeline states that Uriel VI died and Morihatha was crowned in 3E 320, and The Daggerfall Chronicles states that the year was 3E 317. However, Brief History of the Empire notes that Morihatha was born a month after her father left for Akavir in 3E 288, and that she was 25-years-old as Empress, which would put her coronation in 3E 313.
  15. ^ a b Brief History of the Empire states that Pelagius reigned for 49 years, but this has been acknowledged as an error - the correct span is 29 years.
  16. ^ Although it is never stated that Attrebus Mede succeeded his father Titus I as Emperor, it can be assumed that he did since he was Crown Prince as of 4E 48, there was no indication of other heirs to the throne at the time, and the Mede bloodline survived until the time of Titus II.
  17. ^ a b It is unknown how many Mede Emperors reigned between Attrebus and Titus II. Given the gap of 142 years between Attrebus' birth in 4E 26 and Titus II's ascension to the throne in 4E 168, as well as the knowledge that Titus II's father had a sister while Attrebus had no known siblings, Attrebus was most likely not Titus II's father or grandfather. It can therefore be assumed that at least two other Medes reigned as emperor between Attrebus and Titus II.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Brief History of the EmpireStronach k'Thojj III
  2. ^ Geography of Morrowind dialogue option in Morrowind
  3. ^ Pocket Guide to the Empire, 3rd Edition: The Seat of Sundered Kings: ForewordImperial Geographical Society, 3E 432
  4. ^ The Wolf Queen, v1Waughin Jarth
  5. ^ Imperial dialogue option in Morrowind
  6. ^ a b c d e Pocket Guide to the Empire, 1st Edition: CyrodiilImperial Geographical Society, 2E 864
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Brief History of the Empire v 1Stronach k'Thojj III
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Brief History of the Empire v 4Stronach k'Thojj III
  9. ^ a b Biography of the Wolf QueenKatar Eriphanes
  10. ^ The Wolf Queen, v6Waughin Jarth
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Brief History of the Empire v 2Stronach k'Thojj III
  12. ^ Report: Disaster at IonithLord Pottreid, Chairman
  13. ^ a b c d e f Brief History of the Empire v 3Stronach k'Thojj III
  14. ^ Battlespire Athenaeum
  15. ^ a b c d Rising ThreatLathenil of Sunhold
  16. ^ a b c d The Infernal CityGreg Keyes
  17. ^ Adril Arano's dialogue in Dragonborn
  18. ^ a b c Lord of SoulsGreg Keyes
  19. ^ a b c d The Great War — Legate Justianus Quintius
  20. ^ Events of Skyrim
  21. ^ a b c The Arcturian HeresyThe Underking, Ysmir Kingmaker
  22. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac Tamriel's Timeline, The Daggerfall Chronicles — Ronald Wartow
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t The Third Era TimelineJaspus Ignateous
  24. ^ a b c Elderscrolls.com Timeline
  25. ^ a b Battlespire Athenaeum — Ronald Wartow
  26. ^ a b The Wolf Queen, v2Waughin Jarth
  27. ^ a b c d The Wolf Queen, v3Waughin Jarth
  28. ^ a b c d Biography of the Wolf QueenKatar Eriphanes
  29. ^ a b The Wolf Queen, v5Waughin Jarth
  30. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The Madness of PelagiusTsathenes
  31. ^ The Wolf Queen, v4Waughin Jarth
  32. ^ The Wolf Queen, v6Waughin Jarth
  33. ^ a b c d e f The Wolf Queen, v7Waughin Jarth
  34. ^ Broken DiamondsRyston Baylor
  35. ^ a b c d e The Wolf Queen, v8Waughin Jarth
  36. ^ The Fall of the UsurperPalaux Illthre
  37. ^ Report: Disaster at IonithLord Pottreid, Chairman
  38. ^ a b Assassination!
  39. ^ a b c d A Life of Uriel Septim VIIRufus Hayn
  40. ^ a b c d The Oblivion CrisisPraxis Sarcorum, Imperial Historian
  41. ^ a b Events of Light the Dragonfires in Oblivion
  42. ^ Rising Threat, Vol. IIILathenil of Sunhold
  43. ^ a b c d Rising Threat, Vol. IVLathenil of Sunhold
  44. ^ Events of Hail Sithis! in Skyrim