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Valacar becomes King of Gondor

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1366

Description:

Minalcar (regent 1240-1304), crowned as Rómendacil II 1304, died 1366, Valacar. In his time the first disaster of Gondor began, the Kin-strife.

Eldacar son of Valacar (at first called Vinitharya) deposed 1437. Castamir the Usurper †1447. Eldacar restored, died 1490.

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

Valakar was a vigorous king, and his son Eldakar was a man of great stature, handsome and valiant, and showed no sign of ageing more swiftly than his father. Nonetheless the disaffection steadily grew during his reign; and when he grew old there was already open rebellion in the southern provinces.

The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 9, The Making of Appendix A: The Realms in Exile

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 11Dec04

added quote: ET 15Dec04

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