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Númendil

Meaning: West-lover

Location(s): Andúnië, Númenor

Race/Species: Man

Type/Kind: 2nd age Numenoreans

Title(s):
17th Lord of Andúnië
Member, Council of the Sceptre

Dates: II

Parents: grandfather: Eärendur of Andúnië

Children: Elentir (HoME 12 only), Amandil

Description:
[Tar-Palantir] also would spend much of his days in Andúnië, since Lindórië his mother's mother was of the kin of the Lords, being sister indeed of Eärendur, the fifteenth Lord and grandfather of Númendil, who was Lord of Andúnië in the days of Tar-Palantir his cousin....

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 3, The Line of Elros, Kings of Númenor

Highest in honour after the house of the kings were the Lords of Andúnië; for they were of the line of Elros.... And these lords were loyal to the kings, and revered them; and the Lord of Andúnië was ever among the chief councillors of the Sceptre. Yet also from the beginning they bore especial love to the Eldar and reverence for the Valar....

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

[Númendil is shown as being Amandil's father in the family tree of The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 5, The History of the Akallabêth.]

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 3Nov05

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