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Aragorn II, King Elessar Telcontar of the Reunited Kingdom, dies

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 4th Age

Date: March 1, 0120

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Aragorn II, King Elessar of the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor, son of Arathorn II, Chieftain of the Dúnedain, dies on his birthday, March 1st. He lived for 210 years and ruled for 122 years.
1541 SR [IV 120]
In this year on March 1st came at last the Passing of King Elessar.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring

Aragorn indeed lived to be two hundred and ten years old, longer than any of his line since King Arvegil; but in Aragorn Elessar the dignity of the kings of old was renewed.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur: The North-kingdom and the Dúnedain

King Elessar and Queen Arwen reigned long and in great blessedness; but at the last the weariness came upon the King, and then, while still in vigour of mind and body, he laid himself down after the manner of the ancient kings of Númenor, and died....

Then Arwen departed and dwelt alone and widowed in the fading woods of Loth-Lórien; and it came to pass for her as Elrond foretold that she would not leave the world until she had lost all for which she made her choice.

The Peoples of Middle-earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 8, The Tale of Years of the Third Age

Then going to the House of the Kings in the Silent Street, Aragorn laid him down on the long bed that had been prepared for him. There he said farewell to Eldarion, and gave into his hands the winged crown of Gondor and the sceptre of Arnor....

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen

It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. Then Legolas built a grey ship in Ithilien, and sailed down Anduin and so over Sea; and with him, it is said, went Gimli the Dwarf. And when that ship passed an end was come in the Middle-earth of the Fellowship of the Ring.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring

Contributors:
Celandine, 26Apr03
Loquacious 17Apr03
Elena Tiriel 15Oct04, 9Sep09

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