Ciryandil, King of Gondor, slain in the Siege of Umbar
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
Ciryandil, the 14th King of Gondor, dies:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion
Kings of Gondor....
Here followed the four 'Ship-kings':
... Eärnil I †936, Ciryandil †1015, Hyarmendacil I (Ciryaher) 1149....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile
14. [Ciryandil1]. born 820 lived 195 years †slain 1015
The Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Southern Line of Gondor: The Anárioni
King Ciryandil slain in the siege of Umbar.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
Ciryandil... continued the building of ships; but the Men of the Harad, led by the lords that had been driven from Umbar, came up with great power against that stronghold, and Ciryandil fell in battle in Haradwaith.
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
1 This text is from one of Tolkien's early drafts. For the sake of clarity, earlier versions of proper names used by Tolkien in this draft have been replaced with the versions in use in the canon sources. All substitutions are marked with brackets.
Elena Tiriel 28Oct07