Things of Middle-earth
Emblems of the Kings of Gondor, The
Description:The emblems of the Kings of Gondor are the same as those of Elendil, with the addition of the winged crown. See the Emblems of Elendil for further information:
Star, as emblem: ... Seven stars of Elendil and his captains ... originally represented the single stars on the banners of each of seven ships (of 9) that bore a palantír ... in Gondor the seven stars were set about a white-flowered tree, over which the Kings set a winged crown. ... had five [rays] ...
The Return of the King, LoTR, Index
Contributors: Elena Tiriel 12Jan05