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Everything You Need To Know Before Watching “The Nun”

The Nun

We’re days away from The Nun, the latest installment of The Conjuring Universe. Here’s the chronological timeline of the events of The CU.

1863 – The Conjuring

Location: Harrisville, Rhode Island

  • Bathsheba, a witch, sacrifices her son to the devil and casts a curse on her land
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  • – She then commits suicide
Bathsheba

1946 – Annabelle: Creation

Location: California

  • – Doll maker Sam Mullins and his wife, Esther, suffer the loss of their daughter Annabelle who was killed after being struck by a speeding vehicle

Late 1940s – Annabelle: Creation

Location: California

  • – The Mullins kept praying to God, wanting to see their daughter again
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  • – A demon answers their prayers, tricking them into transferring its spirit into the vessel doll 
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  • – The possessed doll is locked up in a room covered with Bible pages after a series of violent attacks by the demon it was carrying
Annabelle Creation

1952 – The Nun

Location: Romania

  • – The upcoming story of Valak, the demon Nun, will take us to a Romanian Monastery in 1952
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  • – We will know more about its story once The Nun hits theaters this week
The Nun

1958 – Annabelle Creation

Location: California

  • – 12 years after their daughter’s death, the Mullins opens their doors to Sister Charlotte and a group of girls whose orphanage was recently closed down
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  • – Curious orphans Linda and Janice were told to stay away from Annabelle’s room
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  • – Not heeding to Sam’s warning, Janice sneaks into the room and stumbles upon the possessed doll
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  • – The demon attacks Janice and possesses her
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  • – Possessed Janice goes on a killing spree
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  • – Sister Charlotte locks possessed Janice into the Bible closet
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  • – Possessed Janice escapes to St. Joachim Orphanage in Sta. Monica and takes in the identity of Annabelle
Annabelle Creation

1970 – Annabelle

Location: Sta. Monica, California

  • – Higgins, John and Mia’s neighbors, adopts Annabelle (possessed Janice)
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  • – John Form gifts his expectant wife, Mia, the vessel doll
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  • – Annabelle joins a cult. Later, she and another cult member goes back to her home and kill her adoptive parents
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  • – They then attack the Forms. Annabelle grabs hold of the doll then kills herself, transferring the demon back into the doll 
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  • – The Forms, having moved to another place after the attack and taking the possessed doll with them, experiences a series of paranormal activities
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  • – Mia, together with Evelyn researches about the doll and finds out it’s after her soul
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  • – Doll abducts Mia’s baby
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  • – Evelyn sacrifices herself and jumps off the window with the doll to save Mia and her daughter
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  • – Annabelle and the demon disappears
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  • – Annabelle resurfaces 6 months later in a pawn shop and is gifted to Debbie, a nursing student
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  • – Annabelle wreaks havoc in Debbie’s place
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  • – Debbie calls Ed and Lorraine Warren to investigate
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  • – The Warrens seal the doll away in a room full of artefacts
Annabelle

1971 – The Conjuring

Location: Harrisville, Rhode Island

  • – The Perron family move into Bathsheba’s home
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  • Bathsheba attacks the Perron family
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  • – Carolyn seeks the help of the Warrens
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  • Bathsheba possess Carolyn and tries to kill two of her daughters
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  • – Ed exorcises Carolyn and together with Lorraine, manages to cast out Bathsheba
The Conjuring

1976 – The Conjuring 2

Location: Long Island, New York

  • – Ed and Lorraine takes a new case in Amityville, Long Island
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  • – Lorraine has a vision of Ed’s death, with the appearance of Valak, the demon Nun
The Conjuring 2

1977 – The Conjuring 2

Location: London

  • – Hodgson family experiences supernatural phenomena with Janet, the second oldest among the children, being more receptive of what’s happening
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  • – The spirit of Bill Wilkins, a previous tenant of the house, haunts the Hodgsons family
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  • –  Ed and Lorraine helps the Hodgsons and discovers that Valak is in control of Bill’s spirit
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  • Valak possesses Janet
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  • – Lorraine realizes she that she was able to write the nun’s name in her Bible and casts out Valak by calling its name, saving Janet and Ed from death
The Conjuring 2

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