Lore:Fourth Era

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First Century: Don't overstate the case (Vvardenfell as a landmass was not destroyed, the way Atmora was). The invasion also harmed Dres; see the Lore:House Dres article. Re-word Orsinium bit. Fix redundancy.
|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 destroyslays waste to 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
|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]] and also hamper fellow slavers [[Lore:House Dres|House Dres]]. 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
|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 is once again rebuilt and relocated; it is now, between Hammerfell and Skyrim.{{ref|name=LOS|{{Cite Book|Lord of Souls}}}}}}{{History Entry
|4E 16|The High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]] formally gives {{Lore Link|Solstheim}} to the {{Lore Link|Dunmer}}.}}{{History Entry
|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 EmpireEmperor 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
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