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Captain of the Hosts

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The title is mentioned alongside the name of Prince [[Tarannon]] who, in this capacity, extended the realm along the shores. As [[King of Gondor]], he later took the name "Falastur".<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref> It is possible that the position was held by the [[King's Heir]] or another member of the [[House of Anárion]].
 
The title is mentioned alongside the name of Prince [[Tarannon]] who, in this capacity, extended the realm along the shores. As [[King of Gondor]], he later took the name "Falastur".<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref> It is possible that the position was held by the [[King's Heir]] or another member of the [[House of Anárion]].
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*[[Captain of Gondor]]
 
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Latest revision as of 07:03, 11 October 2018

Captain of the Hosts was a military title of Gondor, perhaps the supreme military position in the Kingdom.[1]

The title is mentioned alongside the name of Prince Tarannon who, in this capacity, extended the realm along the shores. As King of Gondor, he later took the name "Falastur".[2] It is possible that the position was held by the King's Heir or another member of the House of Anárion.

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References

  1. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"