Húrin of Emyn Arnen becomes Steward to Kings Minardil, Telemnar, and Tarondor
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
The House of the Stewards was called the House of Húrin, for they were descendants of the Steward of King Minardil (1621-34), Húrin of Emyn Arnen, a man of high Númenórean race. After his day the kings had always chosen their stewards from among his descendants....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion: The Stewards
[Húrin of Emyn Arnen]... had laboured greatly for the ordering of the realm in the disastrous days of the plague, when King Telemnar died within two years of the slaying of King Minardil by the Corsairs.
The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Ruling Stewards of Gondor
The year is an estimate, based upon the accession date of Minardil.
Elena Tiriel 9May05