|Position||King of Arthedain|
|Birth||T.A. 1144 |
|Rule||T.A. 1272 - T.A. 1349|
|Death||T.A. 1349 |
Malvegil (T.A. 1144 - 1349, died aged 205) was the
It was during Malvegil's reign that the Witch-king founded the realm of Angmar, although there is no record of hostilities between Angmar and Arnor. The appearance of Angmar helped all evil beings in Middle-earth flourish: orcs increase in the Misty Mountains and attack the dwarves, and the Nazgûl are seen again.
Malvegil ruled Arthedain for seventy-seven years, and was succeeded by his son Argeleb I in 1349.
Malvegil's name probably means "Sword of Gold" or "Golden Sword", being a combination of the Sindarin words mall- meaning "gold", and megil (becoming lenited to vegil) meaning "sword".
Isildur : : : Celebrindor | | MALVEGIL | | Argeleb I | | Arveleg I
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies"
|6th King of Arthedain
T.A. 1272 - T.A. 1349