Battle of the Crossings of Erui
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
An event in the Kin-strife in Gondor; see that entry for an overview:
Eldacar returns and drives out the usurper Castamir. Battle of the Crossings of Erui. Siege of Pelargir.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
There was a great battle in Lebennin at the Crossings of Erui, in which much of the best blood in Gondor was shed.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion
Eldakar defeated Kastamir with the help of his mother's kin.
The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Southern Line of Gondor, The Anárioni
Elena Tiriel 12Dec04