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Eärnil I becomes King of Gondor

Event Type: Political

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 0913

Description:

Eärnil I, nephew of Tarannon Falastur, becomes the 13th King of Gondor:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion

Kings of Gondor....

Here followed the four 'Ship-kings':

Tarannon Falastur 913. He was the first childless king, and was succeeded by the son of his brother Tarciryan. Eärnil I 936, Ciryandil 1015....

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

13. Eärnil.   born 736   lived 200 years   drowned 936.

The Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Southern Line of Gondor: The Anárioni

Eärnil I, [Tarannon's] nephew, who succeeded him, repaired the ancient haven of Pelargir, and built a great navy. He laid siege by sea and land to Umbar, and took it, and it became a great harbour and fortress of the power of Gondor. But Eärnil did not long survive his triumph. He was lost with many ships and men in a great storm off Umbar.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion

He began the building of a great navy, and repaired the ancient havens of Pelargir [added: and seized and fortified Umbar, 933].

The Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Southern Line of Gondor: The Anárioni


Notes
   The sign indicates a premature death, in battle or otherwise, though an annal of the event is not always included.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 14Aug07

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