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Calmacil (King of Gondor)

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'''Calmacil''' ({{TA|1058}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}</ref> – {{TA|1304|n}},<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref> aged 246 years) was the eighteenth King of [[Gondor]].
  
 
==History==
 
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Calmacil was the brother of [[Narmacil I]] whom he succeeded as King in [[Third Age 1294]].  
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In {{TA|1294}}, Calmacil succeeded his older brother [[Narmacil I]] as King.<ref name="South"/>  However, he was already old when he came to the throne so he continued to have his son [[Minalcar]] function as Regent (a position that Narmacil had bestowed upon his son).<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref>
  
His reign lasted for ten years in which his son [[Minalcar]] continued his function as Regent (a function Calmacil had held previously during [[Narmacil I|Narmacil]]'s reign). It therefore would seem he never held any actual power.
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== Genealogy ==
 
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In 1304 he died and was succeeded by Minalcar, taking the name [[Rómendacil II]].
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Revision as of 00:43, 18 August 2011

This article is about the King of Gondor. For the King of Númenor, see Tar-Calmacil.
Calmacil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 1058
RuleT.A. 1294 - 1304 (10 years)
DeathT.A. 1304 (aged 246)
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageAtanatar II
ChildrenMinalcar and Calimehtar
Physical Description
GenderMale

Calmacil (T.A. 1058[1]1304,[2] aged 246 years) was the eighteenth King of Gondor.

History

In T.A. 1294, Calmacil succeeded his older brother Narmacil I as King.[2] However, he was already old when he came to the throne so he continued to have his son Minalcar function as Regent (a position that Narmacil had bestowed upon his son).[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Atanatar II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Narmacil I
 
CALMACIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minalcar
 
Calimehtar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valacar
 
 
 
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  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"
Calmacil
Preceded by:
Narmacil I
18th King of Gondor
T.A. 1294 - 1304
Followed by:
Rómendacil II