Elendur, Isildur's heir, slain by Orcs in the Disaster of the Gladden Fields
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
Date: October 4, 0002
An event in the Disaster of the Gladden Fields; see that entry for an overview:
[Ere] long [the Dúnedain] all lay dead, save one.... So perished Elendur, who should afterwards have been King, and as all foretold who knew him, in his strength and wisdom, and his majesty without pride, one of the greatest, the fairest of the seed of Elendil, most like to his grandsire.
Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields
Elena Tiriel 7Nov07