• 1308 DR [Year of Catacombs]
  • Baeron, Open Lord of Waterdeep, dies of fever, and Shilarn, his wife, immolates herself on his funeral pyre.
    Lhestyn, their daughter, becomes the Open Lord of Waterdeep, and construction begins on her (and later Piergeiron's) palace. »

  • 1311 DR [Year of the Fist]
  • Lhestyn secretly names Piergeiron, a paladin and officer of the city guard, a Lord of Waterdeep and her eventual successor as Open Lord of Waterdeep. »

  • 1314 DR [Year of the Shadowtop]
  • Death of Lhestyn Arunsun (widow to Zelphar Arunsun). Piergeiron Paladinson becomes the new Open Lord of Waterdeep. »

  • 1344 DR [Year of Moonfall]
  • Maethiira, wife of Piergeiron the Paladinson, dies in Waterdeep. »

  • 1355 DR [Year of the Harp]
  • Amril Zoar, scion of the exiled Waterdhavian family of the same name, slays two secret Lords of Waterdeep and badly wounds Open Lord Piergeiron. After being apprehended, he is spared execution by the intercession of Storm Silverhand of the Harpers. »

  • 1358 DR [Year of Shadows]
  • Marpenoth Maddgoth grows careless and lures a wizard known as Bhellis Malysax and a trio of apprentices into his castle on the promise that he knew of a way to counteract the magical chaos of the time. After Maddgoth captured and imprisoned the enchantress and two of her apprentices in his castle, Bhellis' newest apprentice, the young Syriana, revealed herself to be Ynim Ceriople, a wizards working secretly at the behest of Open Lord Piergeiron.
    During the spell battle that followed, Ynim and Bhellis are slain, but they managed to allow the two apprentices to escape back to the city with the knowledge of Maddgoth's activities.

    Once the extent of Phyrgoth's madness was known, a group of wizards is dispatched to the townhouse to dispel the magic of the two-way gate. The presiding guild mage, one Maxehl Khovtoll, pronounced it destroyed in a report to the city. Unknown to the watch or the Lords, Maxehl and his compatriots planned on using the gate and taking all of Maddgoth's possessions for themselves. The case is never followed up on, since the distractions of the following days included Myrkul's minions invading Waterdeep! »

  • 1365 DR [Year of the Sword]
  • The god Talos acts to supplant the worship of the Earthmother of the Moonshaes with the gods of Faerun. The legendary "Elf-Eater" is defeated. Alicia Kendrick is crowned High Queen of the Moonshaes. Piergeiron Paladinson of Waterdeep attends the coronation (and it is rumored that Piergeiron is taken with the new queen, but she is not taken with him. Rumor spreads quickly throughout Waterdeep).

    Seeking to reinvigorate the economy and promote trade with her neighbors, the High Queen established the Royal Office fo Commerce and Public Works. Within this new bureaucracy, she appoints the title of Master Shipwright to a young journeyman named J.P. Bozeman. He is tasked with building the High Queen a navy.

    Abandoning the oar-powered vessels crafted by their people for centuries, Bozeman instead chose to build large, sail-powered ships modeled after the great warships coming out of the shipyards of Amn and Tethyr. »

  • 1369 DR [Year of the Gauntlet]
  • Highharvestide The lich Priamon "Frostrune" Rakesk and the alhoon Ralayan the Ocultacle of the Twisted Rune kidnap Halaster Blackcloak from his seat of power in Undermountain. Halaster's Highharvestide results in the destruction of the village of Geniste and other chaos across Faerun, until his rescue by a group of adventurers.

    Piergeiron Paladinson destroys the dracolich Kistarianth the Red on the slopes of Mount Waterdeep during Halastar's Harvestide. The transformed red dragon was slain in life by Piergeiron's father, Athar the Shining Knight.

    The female old blue dragon Araugauthos the Bluetalon escapes from Undermountain during Halaster's Highharvestide. After slaying a great wyrm red dragon that laired near Citadel Amnur and claiming his hoard, she flies south to rejoin her mother Iryklathagra. »