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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Belecthor could be composed of the words ''[[beleg]]'' and ''[[thor]]'' therefore meaning "mighty eagle".{{fact}}
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Belecthor could be composed of the words ''[[beleg]]'' and ''[[thoron|thor(on)]]'', therefore meaning "mighty eagle".<ref>''[[A Gateway to Sindarin]]'', David Salo, p. 343</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 10:00, 31 January 2015

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 110)
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.

Contents

[edit] 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]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Hallas
2480 - 2605
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Húrin II
2515 - 2628
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BELECTHOR I
2545 - 2655
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orodreth
2576 - 2685
 
Morwen
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecthelion I
2600 - 2698
 
Unknown
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Egalmoth
2626 - 2743


[edit] Etymology

Belecthor could be composed of the words beleg and thor(on), therefore meaning "mighty eagle".[3]

[edit] 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"
  3. A Gateway to Sindarin, David Salo, p. 343
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