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Seal of the Stewards of Gondor

Type: Heraldry

Other Names:
emblem of the Stewards of Gondor

Description:

The seal of office belonging to the Stewards:
Cirion's thought turned at last in desperation to the Éothéod, and he determined to send messengers to them.... Each bore a message learned by heart, and also a small stone incised with the seal for the Stewards, 1 that he should deliver to the Lord of the Éothéod in person, if he succeeded in reaching that land.

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 2, Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan: The Ride of Eorl


Notes
1The letters R • ND • R 2 surmounted by three stars, signifying arandur (king's servant), steward. [Author's note.]

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 2, Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan: Notes, Note 25

2The Tengwar rómen, ando, óre:  Tengwar R•ND•R.

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 25Jul04, 14Feb10

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