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C. S. Lewis's Outline of Narnian History

so far as it is known

courtesy of HarperCollins
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Creation of Narnia. The Beasts made able to talk. Digory plants the Tree of Protection. The White Witch Jadis enters Narnia but flies into the far North. Frank I becomes King of Narnia.


Prince Col, younger son of King Frank V of Narnia, leads certain followers into Archenland (not then inhabited) and becomes first King of that country.


Certain outlaws from Archenland fly across the Southern desert and set up the new kingdom of Calormen.


The empire of Calormen spreads mightily. Calormenes colonize the land of Telmar to the West of Narnia.


The Calormenes in Telmar behave very wickedly and Aslan turns them into dumb beasts. The country lies waste. King Gale of Narnia delivers the Lone Islands from a dragon and is made Emperor by their grateful inhabitants.


Olvin of Archenland kills the Giant Pire.


Pirates from our world take possession of Telmar.


About this time lived Moonwood the Hare.

898 The White Witch Jadis returns to Narnia out of the far North.


The long winter begins.


The Pevensies arrive in Narnia. The treachery of Edmund. The sacrifice of Aslan. The White Witch defeated and the Long Winter ended. Peter becomes High King of Narnia.


King Peter carries out a successful raid on the Northern Giants. Queen Susan and King Edmund visit the Court of Calormen. King Lune of Archenland discovers his long-lost son Prince Cor and defeats a treacherous attack by Prince Rabadash of Calormen.


The Pevensies hunt the White Stag and vanish out of Narnia.


Ram the Great succeeds Cor as King of Archenland.


About this time lived Queen Swanwhite of Narnia.


The Telmarines invade and conquer Narnia.


Prince Caspian, son of Caspian IX, born. Caspian IX murdered by his brother Miraz who usurps the throne.


Prince Caspian escapes from his uncle Miraz. Civil War in Narnia. By the aid of Aslan and of the Pevensies, whom Caspian summons with Queen Susan's magic Horn, Miraz is defeated and killed. Caspian becomes Caspian X of Narnia.


Caspian X defeats the Northern Giants.


Caspian X's great voyage to the end of the World.


Caspian X marries Ramandu's daughter.


Prince Rilian born.


The Queen killed by a Serpent. Rilian disappears.


Eustace and Jill appear in Narnia and rescue Prince Rilian. Death of Caspian X.


Outbreak of outlaws in Lantern Waste. Towers built to guard that region.


Rebellion of Shift the Ape. King Tirian rescued by Eustace and Jill. Narnia in the hands of the Calormenes. The last battle. End of Narnia. End of the World.

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