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Beleg (King of Arthedain)

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Template:Royalty infoboxBeleg (T.A 811 - 1029, died aged 218) was the second King of Arthedain, who inherited the throne from his father Amlaith of Fornost in T.A. 946, the founder of that Kingdom.

Beleg ruled Arthedain for eighty-three years, and was succeeded by his son Mallor.

Genealogy

Isildur
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Amlaith
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 BELEG
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Mallor

Etymology

His name means 'great' or 'large', which may be a reference to his stature (although he may simply be named after the famous Elf of the First Age who shared this name, Beleg Strongbow).

Preceded by:
Amlaith
2nd King of Arthedain
III 946 - 1029
Followed by:
Mallor