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'''Belecthor I''' ([[Third Age]] 2545<ref name="Elendil"/> – 2655,<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref> aged 110 years) was the fifteenth [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]].
  
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.
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==History==
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Belecthor succeeded his father [[Húrin II]] at his death in Third Age 2628.<ref name="South"/>  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 of Gondor|Orodreth]].
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Belecthor had two children: [[Morwen (daughter of Belecthor)|Morwen]]<ref name="Elendil"/> and [[Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)|Orodreth]].
  
He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.
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He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.<ref name="South"/>
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Belecthor could be composed of the words ''[[beleg]]'' and ''[[thor]]'' therefore meaning "mighty eagle".{{fact}}
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Revision as of 12:40, 4 November 2012

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
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2545
RuleT.A. 2628 - 2655 (27 years)
DeathT.A. 2655 (aged 105)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageHúrin II
ChildrenMorwen[1] and Orodreth
Physical Description
GenderMale

Belecthor I (Third Age 2545[1] – 2655,[2] aged 110 years) was the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Belecthor succeeded his father Húrin II at his death in Third Age 2628.[2] The Corsairs of Umbar were the major threat to Gondor at the time, although no major events are recorded.

Belecthor had two children: Morwen[1] and Orodreth.

He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.[2]

Etymology

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
Belecthor I
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2545 Died: T.A. 2655
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