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Ciryandil, King of Gondor, slain in the Siege of Umbar

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1015

Description:

Ciryandil, the 14th King of Gondor, dies:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion

Kings of Gondor....

Here followed the four 'Ship-kings':

... Eärnil I 936, Ciryandil 1015, Hyarmendacil I (Ciryaher) 1149....

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

14. [Ciryandil1].   born 820   lived 195 years   slain 1015

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

1015
King Ciryandil slain in the siege of Umbar.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

Ciryandil... continued the building of ships; but the Men of the Harad, led by the lords that had been driven from Umbar, came up with great power against that stronghold, and Ciryandil fell in battle in Haradwaith.

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


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

1   This text is from one of Tolkien's early drafts. For the sake of clarity, earlier versions of proper names used by Tolkien in this draft have been replaced with the versions in use in the canon sources. All substitutions are marked with brackets.

Contributors:
Tanaqui 16Apr05
Elena Tiriel 28Oct07

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