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Tar-Míriel, Queen of Númenor, dies in the Downfall of Númenor (estimated date)

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Date: May 9, 3319

Description:
An event in the Downfall of Númenor; see that entry for an overview:

3319
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.]

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 22Jan05

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