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Revision as of 00:15, 26 August 2008

Template:Royalty infoboxCelebrindor (T.A. 1062 - 1272, died aged 210) was the son of Celepharn, and came to the throne of Arthedain upon his father's death in 1191.

As far as we know, Celebrindor's time as king was peaceful and uneventful, as relations between the other realms of Arnor - Cardolan and Rhudaur - were good, and no evil threathened the realm yet - it was after Celebrindor's death that Angmar started to pose a threat to the peoples of Arnor.

Celebrindor died in 1272 after ruling the Northern Kingdom for eighty-one years. He was succeeded by his son Malvegil upon his death.

Genealogy

  Isildur
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 Celepharn
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CELEBRINDOR
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  Malvegil
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 Argeleb I

Etymology

The etymology of Celebrindor's name is uncertain. The most likely meaning is "silverlike lord" from celebrin "silver-like (adjective)" and taur, which means among other things "lord".


Titles

Preceded by:
Celepharn
5th King of Arthedain
III 1191 - 1272
Followed by:
Malvegil