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Boromir (Steward of Gondor)

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'''Boromir''' ([[Third Age]] 2410<ref name="Elendil">{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 205</ref> – 2489,<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref> aged 79 years) was the eleventh [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]].
 
==History==
 
==History==
  
Boromir succeeded his father [[Denethor I]] at his death in [[Third Age]] 2477, and inherited a realm under siege. [[Ithilien]] had been lost to the fierce [[Uruk-hai]], and Boromir fought several extensive campaigns to win back the land. Eventually he succeeded, but Ithilien remained depopulated, [[Osgiliath]] was finally ruined and its stone-bridge was broken.
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Boromir was the third child of [[Denethor I]]<ref name="Elendil"/> and succeeded his father upon his death in {{TA|2477}}.  He inherited a realm under siege. [[Ithilien]] had been lost to the fierce [[Uruk-hai]], and Boromir fought several extensive campaigns to win back the land. Eventually he succeeded, but Ithilien remained depopulated, [[Osgiliath]] was finally ruined and its stone-bridge was broken.
  
Boromir was a great captain, even the [[Witch-king]] feared him. He was noble and fair of face, a man strong in body and in will. But he received a [[Morgul-wounds|Morgul-wound]] in that war which shortened his days. He became shrunken with pain and died twelve years after his father.
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Boromir was a great captain, even the [[Witch-king]] feared him. He was noble and fair of face, a man strong in body and in will. But he received a [[Morgul-wounds|Morgul-wound]] in that war which shortened his days. He became shrunken with pain and died twelve years after his father.<ref>{{App|Stewards}}</ref>
  
He was followed by his son [[Cirion]] at his death in 2489.
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He was followed by his son [[Cirion]] at his death in 2489.<ref name="South"/>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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:''See [[Boromir#Etymology|Boromir: Etymology]]''
  
*''See [[Boromir#Etymology|Boromir: Etymology]]''
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Revision as of 12:41, 4 November 2012

The name Boromir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Boromir (disambiguation).
Boromir
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2410
RuleT.A. 2477 - 2489 (12 years)
DeathT.A. 2489 (aged 79)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageDenethor I
Siblings2 older sisters
ChildrenCirion
Physical Description
GenderMale

Boromir (Third Age 2410[1] – 2489,[2] aged 79 years) was the eleventh Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Boromir was the third child of Denethor I[1] and succeeded his father upon his death in T.A. 2477. He inherited a realm under siege. Ithilien had been lost to the fierce Uruk-hai, and Boromir fought several extensive campaigns to win back the land. Eventually he succeeded, but Ithilien remained depopulated, Osgiliath was finally ruined and its stone-bridge was broken.

Boromir was a great captain, even the Witch-king feared him. He was noble and fair of face, a man strong in body and in will. But he received a Morgul-wound in that war which shortened his days. He became shrunken with pain and died twelve years after his father.[3]

He was followed by his son Cirion at his death in 2489.[2]

Etymology

See Boromir: Etymology

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
Boromir
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2410 Died: T.A. 2489
Preceded by:
Denethor I
11th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 24772489
Followed by:
Cirion
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