Pelendur becomes Steward to King Eärnil II
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
Stewards of Gondor.
The House of Húrin: Pelendur 1998. He ruled for a year after the fall of Ondoher, and advised Gondor to reject Arvedui's claim to the crown. Vorondil the Hunter 2029....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile
Pelendur. [Manuscript] B has here...: 'Became Steward 1940; ruled the realm during the interregnum 1944-, when he surrendered authority to Eärnil II.'
The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Stewards of Gondor
After a year in 1945 the crown was given to the victorious general Eärnil, a descendant of Telumehtar Umbardacil....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion
1 This early manuscript originally placed the end of the interregnum at 1960, but Eärnil II's accession date was later changed in canon to 1945.
Elena Tiriel 10May05