Denethor II becomes Steward of Gondor
Event Type: Political
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
Denethor became the 26th ruling Steward upon the death of his father, Ecthelion II.
'When Denethor became Steward (2984) he proved a masterful lord, holding the rule of all things in his own hand. He said little. He listened to counsel, and then followed his own mind.'
RotK, Appendix A, I, iv, Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion