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Calmacil (King of Gondor)

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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

Calmacil was the father of Minalcar, whom his indolent older brother, King Narmacil I, bestowed upon him to be a Regent.

When Narmacil died without heirs in T.A. 1294, Calmacil was too old to succeed him as King[2] so he continued to have his son Minalcar function as Regent[3] until he was properly succeeded after his death.

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
House of Anárion
Born: T.A. 1058 Died: T.A. 1304
Preceded by:
Narmacil I
18th King of Gondor
T.A. 1294 - 1304
Followed by:
Rómendacil II