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Eldarion becomes King of the Reunited Kingdom

Event Type: Political

Age: 4th Age

Date: March 1, 0120

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Eldarion, son of Elessar Telcontar (Aragorn II) and Arwen Undómiel, becomes the 2nd King of the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor:
1541 SR [IV 120]
In this year on March 1st came at last the Passing of King Elessar.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring

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

... Eldarion [was] first king of the Fourth Age, whose realm was great and long-enduring....

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

Of Eldarion son of Elessar it was foretold that he should rule a great realm, and that it should endure for a hundred generations of Men after him, that is until a new age brought in again new things; and from him should come the kings of many realms in long days after. But if this foretelling spoke truly, none now can say, for Gondor and Arnor are no more; and even the chronicles of the House of Elessar and all their deeds and glory are lost.

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

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 11Dec04, 17Dec04, 25Aug07, 9Sep09

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