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Eärendur (Lord of Andúnië)

The name Eärendur refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Eärendur (disambiguation).
Eärendur
Númenórean
Biographical Information
TitlesLord of Andúnië
LocationAndúnië, Númenor
AffiliationThe Faithful
LanguageQuenya
BirthLate Second Age
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
SiblingsLindórië
Physical Description
GenderMale
Eärendur (Q "sea-servant", pron. [ˌe.aˈrendur]) was the fifteenth Lord of Andúnië in Númenor and lived during the reign of King Ar-Sakalthôr. He was a leader of the Faithful during the time when the King's Men were growing in influence. Eärendur was the brother of Lindórië, who would be the grandmother of the wise King Tar-Palantir.[1]

As Lord of Andúnië, Eärendur was also the ancestor of the Kings of the Gondor and Arnor in Middle-earth. Aragorn II was his direct descendant through no less than forty-four generations.

[edit] Etymology

Eärendur means "Servant of the Sea" in Quenya (from eär , "sea" and -ndur, meaning "servant").

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Valandil
b. 630
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14th Lord
of Andúnië
 
 
 
Ar-Zimrathôn
2798 - 3033
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EÄRENDUR
unknown
 
Lindórië
unknown
 
Ar-Sakalthôr
2876 - 3102
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16th Lord
of Andúnië
 
Inzilbêth
unknown
 
Ar-Gimilzôr
2960 - 3177
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Númendil
unknown
 
Tar-Palantir
3035 - 3255
 
Gimilkhâd
3044 - 3243

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor", Tar-Palantir
Eärendur
House of Elros
Unknown
eventually Valandil
15th Lord of AndúniëUnknown
eventually Númendil