Tarannon Falastur becomes King of Gondor
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
Tarannon Falastur, son of Siriondil, becomes the 12th King of Gondor:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion
Kings of Gondor.
... Siriondil 830. Here followed the four 'Ship-kings':
Tarannon Falastur 913. He was the first childless king, and was succeeded by the son of his brother Tarciryan. Eärnil I †936....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile
12. Falastur [born] 654 [lived] 259 [years] [died] 913
The Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Southern Line of Gondor: The Anárioni
With Tarannon, the twelfth king, began the line of the Ship-kings, who built navies and extended the sway of Gondor along the coasts west and south of the Mouths of Anduin. To commemorate his victories as Captain of the Hosts, Tarannon took the crown in the name of Falastur 'Lord of the Coasts'.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion
† The sign † indicates a premature death, in battle or otherwise, though an annal of the event is not always included.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers
Elena Tiriel 28Oct07