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Belecthor I

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}}'''Belecthor I''' ([[Third Age]] 2545 – 2655, aged 110 years) was the fifteenth [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]].
  
 
==History==
 
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He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.
 
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Belecthor could be composed of the words ''[[beleg]]'' and ''[[thor]]'' therefore meaning "mighty eagle".
 
Belecthor could be composed of the words ''[[beleg]]'' and ''[[thor]]'' therefore meaning "mighty eagle".
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Revision as of 18:41, 24 January 2011

This article is about the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. For the the twenty-first Steward, see Belecthor II.
Belecthor
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2545
RuleT.A. 2628 - 2655 (27 years)
DeathT.A. 2655 (aged 105)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageHúrin II
ChildrenMorwen and Orodreth
Physical Description
GenderMale
Belecthor I (Third Age 2545 – 2655, aged 110 years) was the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Belecthor succeeded his father Húrin II at his death in Third Age 2628. The Corsairs of Umbar were the major threat to Gondor at the time, although no major events are recorded.

Belecthor had two children: Morwen and Orodreth.

He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.

Etymology

Belecthor could be composed of the words beleg and thor therefore meaning "mighty eagle".

Belecthor I
Preceded by:
Húrin II
15th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 26282655
Followed by:
Orodreth
Ruling Stewards of Gondor
Mardil Voronwë · Eradan · Herion · Belegorn · Húrin I · Túrin I · Hador · Barahir · Dior · Denethor I · Boromir · Cirion · Hallas · Húrin II · Belecthor I · Orodreth · Ecthelion I · Egalmoth · Beren · Beregond · Belecthor II · Thorondir · Túrin II · Turgon · Ecthelion II · Denethor II · Faramir