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Calmacil (King of Gondor)

This article is about the King of Gondor. For the King of Númenor, see Tar-Calmacil.
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
BirthT.A. 1058
RuleT.A. 1294 - 1304 (10 years)
DeathT.A. 1304 (aged 246)
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageAtanatar II
ChildrenMinalcar and Calimehtar
Physical Description

Calmacil (T.A. 1058[1]1304,[2] aged 246 years) was the eighteenth King of Gondor.

[edit] History

Calmacil was the father of Minalcar, whom his indolent older brother, King Narmacil I, bestowed upon him to be a Regent.

When Narmacil died without heirs in T.A. 1294, Calmacil was too old to succeed him as a King[2] so he continued to have his son Minalcar function as Regent[3] until he was properly succeeded after his death.

[edit] Genealogy

Hyarmendacil I
899 - 1149
Atanatar II
977 - 1226
Narmacil I
1049 - 1294
1058 - 1304
Rómendacil II
1126 - 1366
1194 - 1432

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
House of Anárion
Born: T.A. 1058 Died: T.A. 1304
Preceded by:
Narmacil I
18th King of Gondor
T.A. 1294 - 1304
Followed by:
Rómendacil II