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Tar-Telperien, Queen of Númenor, dies

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 2nd Age - Rings

Year: 1731

Description:

She was long-lived (for the women of the Númenóreans had the longer life, or laid down their lives less easily).... Tar-Telperien was born in the year 1320; she ruled for 175 years, until 1731,1 and died in that same year.

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


Notes
1   The date 1731 here given for the end of the rule of Tar-Telperien and the accession of Tar-Minastir is strangely at variance with the dating, fixed by many references, of the first war against Sauron; for the great Númenórean fleet sent by Tar-Minastir reached Middle-earth in the year 1700. I [Christopher Tolkien] cannot in any way account for the discrepancy.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 3, The Line of Elros, Kings of Númenor: Notes, Note 9

Contributors:
Lyllyn 4.30.03
added quote: Elena Tiriel 25Jul07

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