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Elros Tar-Minyatur, King of Númenor, dies

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 2nd Age - Pre-Rings

Year: 0442

Description:

Elros Tar-Minyatur, founder and 1st King of Númenor, dies. He is succeeded by his son, Vardamir Nólimon, who immediately relinquishes the reign to Elros' grandson, Tar-Amandil:
Elros Tar-Minyatur... remained unwearied until he was five hundred years old and then laid down his life, in the year 442, having ruled for 410 years.

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

Upon the departure of Elros, being then 381 years of age, Vardamir Nólimon did not ascend the throne, but gave the sceptre to his son.

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

Contributors:
Loquacious 18Apr03
Lyllyn 20Apr03
Elena Tiriel 25Jul10

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