- The Lords' Alliance is founded in Waterdeep. Composed of the cities and settlements of the Sword Coast North, its aim is to oppose Amn's aggressive mercantile activities and prosper from the North's growing trade to the Heartlands.
- ↑ Richard Baker, Ed Bonny, Travis Stout (February 2005). Lost Empires of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 141. ISBN 0-7869-3654-1.
- ↑ Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 137. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood, Julia Martin, Jeff Grubb (1993). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 2nd edition (revised), Running the Realms. (TSR, Inc), p. 17. ISBN 1-5607-6617-4.