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==First Century==
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|4E 1{{Ref|name=SkyrimLoad|[[Skyrim:Loading Screens#By Era|Loading screen]] in [[Skyrim:Skyrim|Skyrim]]}}|End of the [[Lore:Oblivion Crisis|Oblivion Crisis]].|The banishing of [[Lore:Mehrunes Dagon|Mehrunes Dagon]] from [[Lore:Tamriel|Tamriel]] by the Champion of [[Lore:Cyrodiil|Cyrodiil]], [[Lore:Martin Septim|Martin Septim]], and the avatar of [[Lore:Akatosh|Akatosh]] ends the Oblivion Crisis. The [[Lore:Septim Dynasty|Septim bloodline]] ends and the [[Lore:Amulet of Kings|Amulet of Kings]] is destroyed. The [[Lore:Third Era|Third Era]] ends, marking the beginning of the Fourth.
*The Fourth Era begins with no Emperor on the throne of Tamriel. [[Lore:Ocato of Firsthold|High Chancellor Ocato]], the [[Lore:Elder Council|Elder Council]], and the [[Lore:Blades|Blades]] try to maintain order. The provinces start to take advantage of the Empire's weakened state.}}{{History Entry
|4E 5|The [[Lore:Red Year|Red Year]]. [[Lore:Red Mountain|Red Mountain]] erupts; [[Lore:Vvardenfell|Vvardenfell]] is devastated by natural disasters.|In [[Lore:Vivec|Vivec]]'s absence, the [[mw:Ministry of Truth|Ministry of Truth]] becomes unstable. [[Books:The Infernal City/Vuhon|Vuhon]] creates an [[Lore:Ingenium|Ingenium]] that uses at first dozens of dying souls, then a small number of living ones to stabilize the rock. The soul of [[Books:The Infernal City/Sul|Sul]]'s wife [[Books:The Infernal City/Ilzheven|Ilzheven]] was among them. In a fight to free her, the Ingenium is destroyed and the rock crashes into the city of [[Lore:Vivec (city)|Vivec]] with all the energy it originally had. The impact causes Red Mountain to erupt and destroys the entire island of Vvardenfell, as well as causing massive destruction to the rest of the province.{{Ref|name=TIC|{{Cite Book|The Infernal City}}}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 5|The [[Lore:Red Year|Red Year]]. [[Lore:Red Mountain|Red Mountain]] erupts; [[Lore:Vvardenfell|Vvardenfell]] is devastated by natural disasters.|In [[Lore:Vivec|Vivec]]'s absence, the [[mw:Ministry of Truth|Ministry of Truth]] becomes unstable. [[Books:The Infernal City/Vuhon|Vuhon]] creates an [[Lore:Ingenium|Ingenium]] that uses at first dozens of dying souls, then a small number of living ones to stabilize the rock. The soul of [[Books:The Infernal City/Sul|Sul]]'s wife [[Books:The Infernal City/Ilzheven|Ilzheven]] was among them. In a fight to free her, the Ingenium is destroyed and the rock crashes into the city of [[Lore:Vivec (city)|Vivec]] with all the energy it originally had. The impact causes Red Mountain to erupt and destroys the entire island of Vvardenfell, as well as causing massive destruction to the rest of the province.{{Ref|name=TIC|{{Cite Book|The Infernal City}}}}}}
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|4E 5–10|The Empire begins to collapse. [[Lore:Black Marsh|Black Marsh]] secedes from the Empire after the explosion of Red Mountain; it is soon followed by [[Lore:Elsweyr|Elsweyr]].
*The [[Lore:Argonian|Argonian]]s invade [[Lore:Morrowind|Morrowind]] and cripple [[Lore:House Telvanni|House Telvanni]]. They are stopped by the forces of [[Lore:House Redoran|House Redoran]].{{Ref|name=TIC}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 10|Potentate Ocato is assassinated, likely by [[Lore:Thalmor|Thalmor]] agents, initiating the Stormcrown Interregnum.|For the next seven years, the Elder Council is fractured by petty infighting over the Ruby Throne, further weakening Imperial power in the provinces.{{Ref|name=RT4|{{Cite Book|Rising Threat, Vol. IV}}}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 11–15|[[Lore:Orsinium|Orsinium]] is sacked by the combined forces of [[Lore:Hammerfell|Hammerfell]] and [[Lore:High Rock|High Rock]].|Many Orc refugees flee east into [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]]. Orsinium once again rebuilt and relocated; it is now between Hammerfell and Skyrim.{{ref|name=LOS|{{Cite Book|Lord of Souls}}}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 10|Potentate Ocato is assassinated, likely by [[Lore:Thalmor|Thalmor]] agents, initiating the Stormcrown Interregnum.|For the next seven years, the Elder Council is fractured by petty infighting over the Ruby Throne, further weakening Imperial power in the provinces.{{Ref|name=RT4|{{Cite Book|Rising Threat, Vol. IV}}}}}}
|4E 16|The High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]] formally gives {{Lore Link|Solstheim}} to the {{Lore Link|Dunmer}}.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 17|[[Lore:Titus Mede|Titus Mede]], a [[Lore:Colovian Highlands|Colovian]] warlord, captures the [[Lore:Imperial City|Imperial City]] and is crowned the new emperor of the Empire of Tamriel.{{Ref|name=RT4}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 11–15|[[Lore:Orsinium|Orsinium]] is sacked by the combined forces of [[Lore:Hammerfell|Hammerfell]] and [[Lore:High Rock|High Rock]].|Many Orc refugees flee east into [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]]. Orsinium once again rebuilt and relocated; it is now between Hammerfell and Skyrim.{{ref|name=LOS|{{Cite Book|Lord of Souls}}}}}}
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|4E 16|The High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]] formally gives {{Lore Link|Solstheim}} to the {{Lore Link|Dunmer}}.}}
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|4E 17|[[Lore:Titus Mede|Titus Mede]], a [[Lore:Colovian Highlands|Colovian]] warlord, captures the [[Lore:Imperial City|Imperial City]] and is crowned the new emperor of the Empire of Tamriel.{{Ref|name=RT4}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 18|[[Lore:Attrebus Mede|Prince Attrebus Mede]] is born.{{Ref|name=TIC}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 20|[[Skyrim:Refugees' Rest|Refugees' Rest]] is [[Skyrim:Decree of Monument|decreed]] a monument commemorating the struggle faced by the refugees fleeing Morrowind. |Once a meeting place for refugees fleeing to Skyrim from Morrowind, Refugees' Rest is decreed by the [[Skyrim:Jarl|Jarls]] of Skyrim as monument to the struggle of those who fled their native home of Morrowind in the time following the {{Lore Link|Red Year}}.}} {{History Entry
|4E 38|Death of Vundheim, a great warrior and resident of [[Lore:Windhelm|Windhelm]].
* His son, Deroct, lit a candle above the hearth in his house in his honor. As of {{Year|4E 201}}, the candle was still burning for reasons unknown, and the house had become an inn, [[Skyrim:Candlehearth Hall|Candlehearth Hall]].{{Ref|Dialogue with [[Skyrim:Elda Early-Dawn|Elda Early-Dawn]] in [[Skyrim:Skyrim|''Skyrim'']]}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 40|[[Books:The Infernal City/Umbriel|Umbriel]], a floating city, appears on the coast of [[Lore:Black_Marsh|Black Marsh]], heading toward [[Lore:Morrowind|Morrowind]].{{Ref|name=TIC}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 42|The Night of Green Fire occurs in [[Lore:Sentinel|Sentinel]].|[[Lore:Altmer|Altmer]] dissidents who had fled to Sentinel from the Thalmor in Summerset Isle are attacked by Thalmor operatives. Their efforts to fight back against the Thalmor are in vain, and by the time [[Lore:Imperial Legion|Imperial Legion]] soldiers arrive, the entire refugee district of the city had been destroyed. The event became known as "The Night of Green Fire" due to the destructive magic attacks employed by both sides during the battle.{{ref|name=SRFasendil|[[Skyrim:Legate Fasendil|Legate Fasendil]]'s dialogue in [[Skyrim:Skyrim|Skyrim]].}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 50|The {{Lore Link|Keepers of the Razor}} first appear in Imperial records.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 42|The Night of Green Fire occurs in [[Lore:Sentinel|Sentinel]].|[[Lore:Altmer|Altmer]] dissidents who had fled to Sentinel from the Thalmor in Summerset Isle are attacked by Thalmor operatives. Their efforts to fight back against the Thalmor are in vain, and by the time [[Lore:Imperial Legion|Imperial Legion]] soldiers arrive, the entire refugee district of the city had been destroyed. The event became known as "The Night of Green Fire" due to the destructive magic attacks employed by both sides during the battle.{{ref|name=SRFasendil|[[Skyrim:Legate Fasendil|Legate Fasendil]]'s dialogue in [[Skyrim:Skyrim|Skyrim]].}}}}
|4E 65|{{Lore Link|Brara Morvayn}}, ruler of Solstheim, passes away and is replaced by her son {{Lore Link|Lleril Morvayn|Lleril}}.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 95|An unsuccessful attempt is made on the life of Lleril Morvayn as part of a plot masterminded by {{Lore Link|House Hlaalu}} to take control of Solstheim from {{Lore Link|House Redoran}}.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 50|The {{Lore Link|Keepers of the Razor}} first appear in Imperial records.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 65|{{Lore Link|Brara Morvayn}}, ruler of Solstheim, passes away and is replaced by her son {{Lore Link|Lleril Morvayn|Lleril}}.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 95|An unsuccessful attempt is made on the life of Lleril Morvayn as part of a plot masterminded by {{Lore Link|House Hlaalu}} to take control of Solstheim from {{Lore Link|House Redoran}}.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 98| The two moons of [[Lore:Nirn|Nirn]]—[[Lore:Masser|Masser]] and [[Lore:Secunda|Secunda]]—vanish for two years in what becomes known as the {{Lore Link|Void Nights}}.}}
 
==Second Century==
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|circa 4E 100|[[Lore:Artaeum|Artaeum]] disappears.|For the second time in recorded history, the island Artaeum, home of the [[Lore:Psijic Order|Psijic Order]], vanishes.}}{{History Entry
|4E 100|The Void Nights end, with the Thalmor taking credit for the return of Nirn's moons.|The Khajiit credit the Thalmor as their saviors and Imperial influence in Elsweyr begins to wane dramatically.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 115|The Elsweyr Confederacy becomes the two kingdoms of Anequina and Pelletine, which the Aldmeri Dominion accepts as client states.}}{{History Entry
|4E 100|The Void Nights end, with the Thalmor taking credit for the return of Nirn's moons.|The Khajiit credit the Thalmor as their saviors and Imperial influence in Elsweyr begins to wane dramatically.}}
|4E 122|Most of [[Lore:Winterhold (city)|Winterhold]] collapses into the sea during an event known as the [[Lore:Great Collapse|Great Collapse]].|The citizens blame the College of Winterhold due to its remaining unscathed when everything around it falls into the [[Lore:Sea of Ghosts|Sea of Ghosts]]. The College denies this, theorizing that the collapse is tied to the destruction of Vivec and eruption of the Red Mountain.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 129|[[Lore:Riften|Riften]] is razed during an uprising against its Jarl.|Hosgunn Crossed-Daggers controversially ascended to Riften's throne in 4E 98 and instituted harsh taxes for his personal benefit. The citizens rebel and burn Hosgunn's castle to the ground with him inside, but the fire spreads to the rest of the city. Riften is rebuilt over the next five years, but remains little more than a "glorified fortress" of "wooden structures and rough stonework" compared to the sprawling city of old.}}{{History Entry
|4E 115|The Elsweyr Confederacy becomes the two kingdoms of Anequina and Pelletine, which the Aldmeri Dominion accepts as client states.}}
|4E 130|Lleril Morvayn uses his personal wealth to repair the Bulwark, a barricade which protects Raven Rock from ash storms.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 150|A small force of Argonians land on the island of Solstheim bent on destruction, but Lleril Morvayn repels them.}}{{History Entry
|4E 122|Most of [[Lore:Winterhold (city)|Winterhold]] collapses into the sea during an event known as the [[Lore:Great Collapse|Great Collapse]].|The citizens blame the College of Winterhold due to its remaining unscathed when everything around it falls into the [[Lore:Sea of Ghosts|Sea of Ghosts]]. The College denies this, theorizing that the collapse is tied to the destruction of Vivec and eruption of the Red Mountain.}}
|4E 168|Emperor Titus Mede II ascends to the throne.|The Empire is now a shadow of its former glory. Valenwood and Elsweyr have been ceded to the Thalmor, Black Marsh has been lost to Imperial rule since the Oblivion Crisis, Morrowind has yet to fully recover from the eruption of Red Mountain, and Hammerfell is plagued by infighting between the Crown and Forebear factions. Only High Rock, Cyrodiil, and Skyrim remain prosperous and peaceful.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 171|The [[Lore:Great War|Great War]] begins with armies from the [[Lore:Aldmeri Dominion|Aldmeri Dominion]] invading the Imperial provinces of Hammerfell and Cyrodiil.|After Titus II rejects an ultimatum to make massive concessions to the Thalmor, Aldmeri armies invade. An army led by Thalmor general [[Lore:Naarifin|Lord Naarifin]] emerges from hidden camps in northern Elsweyr and assaults southern Cyrodiil, flanking Imperial defenses along the Valenwood border. Leyawiin falls to the invaders, and Bravil is surrounded and besieged. Simultaneously, an army under Lady Arannelya crosses western Cyrodiil, bypassing Anvil and Kvatch and entering Hammerfell. This army is joined by smaller forces landing on Hammerfell's coast. Imperial troops are forced into retreat across the Alik'r Desert, in an event known as the March of Thirst.}}{{History Entry
|4E 129|[[Lore:Riften|Riften]] is razed during an uprising against its Jarl.|Hosgunn Crossed-Daggers controversially ascended to Riften's throne in 4E 98 and instituted harsh taxes for his personal benefit. The citizens rebel and burn Hosgunn's castle to the ground with him inside, but the fire spreads to the rest of the city. Riften is rebuilt over the next five years, but remains little more than a "glorified fortress" of "wooden structures and rough stonework" compared to the sprawling city of old.}}
|4E 174|The Imperial City is sacked by Aldmeri forces.|Titus II flees north from the city, smashing through the surrounding Aldmeri forces with his main army and linking up with reinforcements heading south from Skyrim under General Jonna. The Imperial City falls to the invaders. The Imperial Palace is burned, White-Gold Tower is looted, and the Aldmeri commit many atrocities against the defenseless populace.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 174|The {{Lore Link|Reachmen}} rebel, taking over [[Lore:The Reach|the Reach]].|With the Empire busy fighting the Thalmor, [[Lore:Markarth|Markarth]] is left undefended. The Reachmen take the opportunity to overthrow the Nords of the Reach, retaking The Reach easily. The changeover is relatively peaceful, with only a few of the harshest Nord landowners being put to death.}}{{History Entry
|4E 130|Lleril Morvayn uses his personal wealth to repair the Bulwark, a barricade which protects Raven Rock from ash storms.|minor=yes}}
|4E 175|The Battle of the Red Ring results in the complete destruction of the main Aldmeri force in Cyrodiil, a victory for the Empire precipitating the end of the Great War.|The Imperial City is retaken and Titus II's decision to withdraw from it the previous year is vindicated. Despite this resounding victory, however, the Empire is exhausted and unable to continue the war. Realizing this, Titus II seeks to negotiate with the Aldmeri Dominion to end the war.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 175|The Elder Scrolls mysteriously disappear from the Imperial Library.|The Elder Scrolls are scattered across Tamriel by forces unknown. Members of the [[Lore:Ancestor Moth Cult|Cult of the Ancestor Moth]] set out to search for them.}}{{History Entry
|4E 150|A small force of Argonians land on the island of Solstheim bent on destruction, but Lleril Morvayn repels them.}}
|4E 175|The [[Lore:Great War|Great War]] ends with the [[Lore:White-Gold Concordat|White-Gold Concordat]].|The peace treaty between the Empire and the Aldmeri Dominion gives the Thalmor free rein to stamp out the worship of [[Lore:Talos|Talos]] throughout the Empire, and cedes a large section of southern Hammerfell. Critics note that these terms are almost identical to the ultimatum that Titus II rejected at the start of the war.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 175|[[Lore:Hammerfell|Hammerfell]] leaves the Empire after rejecting the White-Gold Concordat.|Titus II renounces Hammerfell as a province of the Empire to preserve the treaty after the Redguards oppose ceding their lands. The Redguards see this as a betrayal, and a lasting bitterness between Hammerfell and the Empire is sown to the delight of the Thalmor. Hammerfell continues to war with the Aldmeri Dominion for the next five years.}}{{History Entry
|4E 168|Emperor Titus Mede II ascends to the throne.|The Empire is now a shadow of its former glory. Valenwood and Elsweyr have been ceded to the Thalmor, Black Marsh has been lost to Imperial rule since the Oblivion Crisis, Morrowind has yet to fully recover from the eruption of Red Mountain, and Hammerfell is plagued by infighting between the Crown and Forebear factions. Only High Rock, Cyrodiil, and Skyrim remain prosperous and peaceful.}}
|4E 176|[[Lore:Ulfric Stormcloak|Ulfric Stormcloak]] retakes The Reach, instigating the [[Lore:Forsworn#The_Markarth_Incident|Markarth Incident]].|Skyrim and the son of the deposed Jarl of the Reach promise Ulfric Stormcloak free worship of Talos in exchange for retaking the province. Ulfric forms a Nord militia and crushes the Reachmen at Markarth with the aid of the [[Lore:Thu'um|thu'um]]. The survivors flee into the wilds, forming a group called the {{Lore Link|Forsworn}}. After the Empire reestablishes control over the Reach, Ulfric is arrested when the Thalmor discover the open worship of Talos. Ulfric and his men are eventually released, but the incident kindles what will become the Stormcloak Rebellion.}}{{History Entry
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|4E 176|[[Skyrim:Gallus|Gallus Desidenius]], Guildmaster of the Thieves Guild, is murdered by [[Skyrim:Mercer Frey|Mercer Frey]].}}{{History Entry
|4E 171|The [[Lore:Great War|Great War]] begins with armies from the [[Lore:Aldmeri Dominion|Aldmeri Dominion]] invading the Imperial provinces of Hammerfell and Cyrodiil.|After Titus II rejects an ultimatum to make massive concessions to the Thalmor, Aldmeri armies invade. An army led by Thalmor general [[Lore:Naarifin|Lord Naarifin]] emerges from hidden camps in northern Elsweyr and assaults southern Cyrodiil, flanking Imperial defenses along the Valenwood border. Leyawiin falls to the invaders, and Bravil is surrounded and besieged. Simultaneously, an army under Lady Arannelya crosses western Cyrodiil, bypassing Anvil and Kvatch and entering Hammerfell. This army is joined by smaller forces landing on Hammerfell's coast. Imperial troops are forced into retreat across the Alik'r Desert, in an event known as the March of Thirst.}}
|4E 180|The Second Treaty of Stros M'Kai is signed.|Having been fought to a standstill by the Redguards, the Aldmeri Dominion withdraws from Hammerfell.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 181|The {{Lore Link|ebony}} mines of {{Lore Link|Raven Rock}} are completely exhausted, and the colony turns to hunting and fishing for sustenance.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 174|The Imperial City is sacked by Aldmeri forces.|Titus II flees north from the city, smashing through the surrounding Aldmeri forces with his main army and linking up with reinforcements heading south from Skyrim under General Jonna. The Imperial City falls to the invaders. The Imperial Palace is burned, White-Gold Tower is looted, and the Aldmeri commit many atrocities against the defenseless populace.}}
|4E 188|[[Lore:Wayrest|Wayrest]] falls to corsairs.|Corsairs seize Wayrest and raid the [[Lore:Dark Brotherhood|Dark Brotherhood]] sanctuary there, destroying it.|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 174|The {{Lore Link|Reachmen}} rebel, taking over [[Lore:The Reach|the Reach]].|With the Empire busy fighting the Thalmor, [[Lore:Markarth|Markarth]] is left undefended. The Reachmen take the opportunity to overthrow the Nords of the Reach, retaking The Reach easily. The changeover is relatively peaceful, with only a few of the harshest Nord landowners being put to death.}}
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|4E 175|The Battle of the Red Ring results in the complete destruction of the main Aldmeri force in Cyrodiil, a victory for the Empire precipitating the end of the Great War.|The Imperial City is retaken and Titus II's decision to withdraw from it the previous year is vindicated. Despite this resounding victory, however, the Empire is exhausted and unable to continue the war. Realizing this, Titus II seeks to negotiate with the Aldmeri Dominion to end the war.}}
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|4E 175|The Elder Scrolls mysteriously disappear from the Imperial Library.|The Elder Scrolls are scattered across Tamriel by forces unknown. Members of the [[Lore:Ancestor Moth Cult|Cult of the Ancestor Moth]] set out to search for them.}}
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|4E 175|The [[Lore:Great War|Great War]] ends with the [[Lore:White-Gold Concordat|White-Gold Concordat]].|The peace treaty between the Empire and the Aldmeri Dominion gives the Thalmor free rein to stamp out the worship of [[Lore:Talos|Talos]] throughout the Empire, and cedes a large section of southern Hammerfell. Critics note that these terms are almost identical to the ultimatum that Titus II rejected at the start of the war.}}
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|4E 175|[[Lore:Hammerfell|Hammerfell]] leaves the Empire after rejecting the White-Gold Concordat.|Titus II renounces Hammerfell as a province of the Empire to preserve the treaty after the Redguards oppose ceding their lands. The Redguards see this as a betrayal, and a lasting bitterness between Hammerfell and the Empire is sown to the delight of the Thalmor. Hammerfell continues to war with the Aldmeri Dominion for the next five years.}}
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|4E 176|[[Lore:Ulfric Stormcloak|Ulfric Stormcloak]] retakes The Reach, instigating the [[Lore:Forsworn#The_Markarth_Incident|Markarth Incident]].|Skyrim and the son of the deposed Jarl of the Reach promise Ulfric Stormcloak free worship of Talos in exchange for retaking the province. Ulfric forms a Nord militia and crushes the Reachmen at Markarth with the aid of the [[Lore:Thu'um|thu'um]]. The survivors flee into the wilds, forming a group called the {{Lore Link|Forsworn}}. After the Empire reestablishes control over the Reach, Ulfric is arrested when the Thalmor discover the open worship of Talos. Ulfric and his men are eventually released, but the incident kindles what will become the Stormcloak Rebellion.}}
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|4E 176|[[Skyrim:Gallus|Gallus Desidenius]], Guildmaster of the Thieves Guild, is murdered by [[Skyrim:Mercer Frey|Mercer Frey]].}}
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|4E 180|The Second Treaty of Stros M'Kai is signed.|Having been fought to a standstill by the Redguards, the Aldmeri Dominion withdraws from Hammerfell.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 181|The {{Lore Link|ebony}} mines of {{Lore Link|Raven Rock}} are completely exhausted, and the colony turns to hunting and fishing for sustenance.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 188|[[Lore:Wayrest|Wayrest]] falls to corsairs.|Corsairs seize Wayrest and raid the [[Lore:Dark Brotherhood|Dark Brotherhood]] sanctuary there, destroying it.|minor=yes}}
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|4E 188|[[Lore:Bravil|Bravil]] erupts into violence.|A war of control being waged by Cyrodiil's two largest skooma traffickers leads to violent fighting within the city. The Lucky Old Lady statue is destroyed in the fighting. The [[Lore:Night Mother|Night Mother's]] crypt is raided and {{Lore Link|Alisanne Dupre}}, Listener of the Dark Brotherhood, is killed defending it. The Night Mother's remains would later come into the care of {{Lore Link|Cicero}}.|minor=yes}}
 
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|4E 200| [[Lore:Mechanical Heart|The Mechanical Heart]] finishes construction, 207 years after the death of {{Lore Link|Sotha Sil}}.
*The heart powered the {{Lore Link|Clockwork City}} during its development, and after its completion.{{ref|name=RCWC|Events of [[Legends:Return to Clockwork City|Return to Clockwork City]]}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 201|[[Lore:Torygg|Torygg]], the High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]], is killed by Jarl {{Lore Link|Ulfric Stormcloak}} of Windhelm in [[Lore:Solitude|Solitude]].{{ref|name=Skyrim|Events of [[Skyrim:Skyrim|Skyrim]]}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|[[Lore:Torygg|Torygg]], the High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]], is killed by Jarl {{Lore Link|Ulfric Stormcloak}} of Windhelm in [[Lore:Solitude|Solitude]].{{ref|name=Skyrim|Events of [[Skyrim:Skyrim|Skyrim]]}}}}
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|4E 201|The [[Lore:Stormcloak Rebellion|Stormcloak Rebellion]]
*The people of Skyrim become divided between the {{Lore Link|Stormcloaks}}, led by Jarl Ulfric Stormcloak, and the [[Lore:Imperial Legion|Imperial Legion]], commanded by military governor {{Lore Link|Tullius|General Tullius}}. The Stormcloaks believe the Nordic way of life is at risk, while the Imperials believe Skyrim is a part of the Empire, and must follow its laws and customs.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|[[Lore:Mecinar|Mecinar]], a former [[Lore:Clockwork Apostles|Clockwork Apostle]] who was exiled from the Clockwork City for his inhumane experiments, set out to retrieve Barilzar's Mazed Band to use to return to the city to continue his research on creating the perfect lifeform and to carry out his plan. He was slain by the Forgotten Hero.
*The state of the Clockwork City is unknown, as reports conflict with one rumor stating that the Clockwork City was destroyed with its inhabitants leaving the city, and another saying that the City lived on.{{ref|name=RCWC|Events of [[Legends:Return to Clockwork City|Return to Clockwork City]]}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|On the 17th of Last Seed, [[Lore:Alduin|Alduin the World-Eater]] destroys the town of {{Lore Link|Helgen}}, heralding the return of the [[Lore:Dragons|dragons]] and the end of the world.
*The [[Lore:Hero#Last_Dragonborn|Last Dragonborn]] is revealed after slaying the dragon [[Skyrim:Mirmulnir|Mirmulnir]], who was threatening the city of {{Lore Link|Whiterun}}.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}
*The Last Dragonborn defeats Alduin in [[Lore:Sovngarde|Sovngarde]] with the help of the spirits of [[Lore:Felldir_the_Old|Felldir the Old]], [[Lore:Gormlaith_Golden-Hilt|Gormlaith Golden-Hilt]], and [[Lore:Hakon_One-Eye|Hakon One-Eye]]. Dragons remain in Skyrim, but, with no leader, are scattered and sparse. It is hinted that Alduin was not utterly destroyed and that his soul may exist to return at the end times to devour the world. [[Lore:Paarthurnax|Paarthurnax]] may still be alive attempting to teach the remaining dragons the [[Lore:Way_of_the_Voice|Way of the Voice]] to overcome their nature to dominate.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 201|The last known remaining sanctuary of the [[Lore:Dark Brotherhood|Dark Brotherhood]] is attacked by the [[Lore:Penitus_Oculatus|Penitus Occulatus]] and loses many of its members during a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus Mede II.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|The last known remaining sanctuary of the [[Lore:Dark Brotherhood|Dark Brotherhood]] is attacked by the [[Lore:Penitus_Oculatus|Penitus Occulatus]] and loses many of its members during a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus Mede II.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}}}
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|4E 201|The {{Lore Link|College of Winterhold}} and the city of [[Lore:Winterhold (city)|Winterhold]] are saved from a [[Lore:Thalmor|Thalmor]] plot.
*A Thalmor agent, [[Skyrim:Ancano|Ancano]], attempts to draw power from an ancient artifact called the [[Lore:Eye_of_Magnus|Eye of Magnus]] discovered during an expedition to the ancient ruins of [[Lore:Saarthal|Saarthal]]. After killing {{Lore Link|Savos Aren|the College's leader}} and almost destroying the city of Winterhold, Ancano is killed by a member of the college, who uses the [[Lore:Staff of Magnus|Staff of Magnus]] to contain the Eye's power. The Eye is secured by members of the [[Lore:Psijic Order|Psijic Order]] who had foreseen Ancano's plot.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
|4E 201|[[Lore:Thieves Guild|The Thieves Guild]] in Skyrim is restored to its former glory.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|[[Lore:Thieves Guild|The Thieves Guild]] in Skyrim is restored to its former glory.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}|minor=yes}}
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|4E 201|[[Lore:Companions|The Companions]] reassemble Wuuthrad, the weapon used by their ancient patron [[Lore:Ysgramor|Ysgramor]].
*The death of Harbinger {{Lore Link|Kodlak Whitemane}} at the hands of a werewolf hunting group known as the {{Lore Link|Silver Hand}} triggers a retaliatory attack leading to the group's destruction.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}
*The surviving members of the Circle travel to Ysgramor's tomb and posthumously cure Whitemane's lycanthropy, freeing his soul from an eternity of service to [[Lore:Hircine|Hircine]].{{ref|name=Skyrim}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|An ancient vampire hunting group known as the [[Lore:Dawnguard|Dawnguard]] is reformed to fight the growing threat of vampires in Skyrim.
*[[Lore:Harkon|Lord Harkon]] of the [[Lore:Volkihar|Volkihar]] vampire clan seeks the [[Lore:Elder Scrolls|Elder Scroll]]s in order to discover the location of Auriel's Bow, which has the means to blot out the sun.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}
*Auriel's bow is found, and Lord Harkon is slain.{{ref|name=Skyrim}}}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|[[Lore:Miraak|Miraak]], the first Dragonborn, awakens on [[Lore:Solstheim|Solstheim]].
*After being intercepted by cultists, the Last Dragonborn travels to the island of Solstheim and is challenged by Miraak.{{ref|name=Dragonborn|Events of [[Dragonborn:Dragonborn|Dragonborn]]}}
*The Last Dragonborn defeats Miraak after gaining forbidden knowledge from [[Lore:Apocrypha|Apocrypha]].{{ref|name=Dragonborn}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 201|The [[Lore:Ebony|ebony]] mines of [[Lore:Raven Rock|Raven Rock]] reopen after an investigation reveals an old draugr crypt and large amounts of ebony.{{ref|name=Dragonborn}}|minor=yes}}{{History Entry
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|4E 201|The [[Lore:Ebony|ebony]] mines of [[Lore:Raven Rock|Raven Rock]] reopen after an investigation reveals an old draugr crypt and large amounts of ebony.{{ref|name=Dragonborn}}|minor=yes}}
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|4E 201|A second attempt on [[Lore:Lleril Morvayn|Lleril Morvayn]]'s life by assassins of [[Lore:House Hlaalu|House Hlaalu]] is thwarted by the Last Dragonborn.{{ref|name=Dragonborn}}|minor=yes}}