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Meneldil becomes King of Gondor

Event Type: Political

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 0002

Description:

Meneldil, son of Anárion, becomes the 3rd King of Gondor:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion

Kings of Gondor. Elendil, (Isildur and) Anárion S.A. 3440, Meneldil son of Anárion 158, Cemendur 238....

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile

2
Isildur... delivers the South-kingdom to Meneldil.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

Meneldil was the nephew of Isildur, son of Isildur's younger brother Anárion, slain in the siege of Barad-dûr. Isildur had established Meneldil as King of Gondor.

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields: Notes, Note 10

[Isildur] delivers the South-kingdom to Meneldil son of Anárion and marches north up the vale of Anduin, purposing to take up the realm of Elendil.

The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 6, The Tale of Years of the Second Age


Notes
   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

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 13Aug07

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