• 1356 DR [Year of the Worm]
  • Founding of the Iron Throne. »

  • 1367 DR [Year of the Shield]
  • Marpenoth The Iron Throne is banished from Cormyr after it is reported that they hired assassins to kill the owners of a rival Archendale-based company. The Iron Throne attempts to appeal against the decision, claiming the report as baseless lies. »

  • 1368 DR [Year of the Banner]
  • Bhaalspawn Crisis
    Sarevok, spawn of Bhaal, plots with the Iron Throne to start a war between Amn and Baldur's Gate by "poisoning" the iron mines above the Amnian town of Nashkel. In the conflict, Scar of the Flaming Fist mercenaries and Grand Duke Eltan of Baldur's Gate are killed and have to be resurrected. »

  • 1371 DR [Year of the Unstrung Harp]
  • Sfena is abducted by minions of Asmodeus and her lieutenants in the Iron Throne fight amongst themselves for control. The storm giant Krakosh wins out (though he is being manipulated by his closest ally), but the organization's influence suffers. »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Ches 4 After years of provocation, the Grand Dukes of Baldur's Gate recruit Dabron Sashenstar to break the Iron Throne. They provide him with intelligence suggesting that a Sembian merchant named Reiltar, believed to be behind the Iron Throne's effort to spark a war between Amn and Baldur's Gate, is wintering in a newly purchased outside of Daerlun. »

  • Spring Equinox Reiltar is revealed to be an alias for Richtar "the Red Man", one of the senior commander of the Iron Throne. Clerics of Waukeen in the employ of House Sashenstar interrogate Richtar and learn the history behind the Iron Throne's founding. »

  • Tarsakh 21 The remaining leaders of the Iron Throne - Kraskosh, Maready, Hogley, Seecher, and Skitt - meet in secret beneath a warehouse in Ordulin. Although they vow to continue operating as a merchant company, tensions fill the air, and the effects of Sfena's geas spells begin to fade. »

  • Tarsakh 29 Word spreads through the Caravan Cities that the Merchant's League is sponsoring a large caravan that will ferry steel weapons and armor from Baldur's Gate to Hillsfar. The size and nature of the caravan, coupled with widespread rumormongering, make it clear that the caravan is meant as a deliberate provocation to the Iron Throne. »

  • Tarsakh 30 Agents of the Merchant's League are assassinated nigh simultaneously in Scournubel, Irieabor, and Arabel by assassins in the employ of the Iron Throne. »

  • Kythorn 9 Rumors spread that four leaders of the Iron Throne have been assassinated by agents of the Black Network. »

  • Kythorn 10 Dabron's caravan leaves Hluthvar, heading for Irieabor. The Tyrant of the Moonsea (Fzoul Chembryl) issues a proclamation in which he claims that all trade in the "instruments of tyranny" is the sole province of the church of Bane. This is widely interpreted as a move by the Zhentarim to seize control of the weapons and arms trade in the Heartlands at the expanse of the Iron Throne. »

  • Kythorn 24 Agents of the Iron Throne attack the Merchant's League warehouse in Arabel but are soundly defeated. »

  • Kythorn 25 In Arabel, Dabron Sashenstar publicly proclaims, "In the name of the Merchant's League and House Sashenstar, I declare that the Iron Throne is sundered". He also rejects the Zhentarim bid for control of the weapons trade, saying, "I'll grant that the scepter and the fist are instruments of tyranny, but the keen edge of a sharp blade is as much an instrument of freedom as it is the heavy boot of tyranny". Given the ongoing hostilities beneath the boughs of Cormanthor, Dabron decides to take advantage of the unexpected situation and sell his wares in Arabel. The master of House Sashenstar begins entertaining bids from quartermasters working on behalf of the armies of Hillsfar, Sembia, Zhentil Keep, and Seiveril's Crusade. »