Tar-Míriel, Queen of Númenor, dies in the Downfall of Númenor (estimated date)
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance
Date: May 9, 3319
An event in the Downfall of Númenor; see that entry for an overview:
Ar-Pharazôn assails Valinor. Downfall of Númenor. ...
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Second Age
And last of all the mounting wave, green and cold and plumed with foam, climbing over the land, took to its bosom Tar-Míriel the Queen, fairer than silver or ivory or pearls. Too late she strove to ascend the steep ways of the Meneltarma to the holy place; for the waters overtook her, and her cry was lost in the roaring of the wind.
The Silmarillion, Akallabêth
[Note: the year is canon, but the date is an estimate, set to follow the estimated date of the sailing of the Great Armament by thirty-nine days.]
Elena Tiriel 22Jan05