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Calimehtar (son of Calmacil)

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This article is about the grandfather of Castamir. For the King of Gondor, see Calimehtar (King of Gondor).
Calimehtar
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthAfter T.A. 1126
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageCalmacil
SiblingsMinalcar
Childrenunknown, grandson Castamir the Usurper
Physical Description
GenderMale
Calimehtar was a nobleman of the Royal House of Gondor, the younger son of King Calmacil.

[edit] History

Calimehtar was the younger brother of the famous Rómendacil II. His direct impact on history was negligible, and indeed he is not mentioned in the annals of his own time at all. He had a lasting legacy, though, in the shape of his grandson Castamir, who used the fact of his descent from Calimehtar as a pretext for usurping the throne of Gondor during the bloody times known as the Kin-strife.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Atanatar II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calmacil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minalcar
Rómendacil II
 
CALIMEHTAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valacar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
 
Castamir

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"