Cemendur (King of Gondor)
|Titles||King of Gondor|
|Birth||S.A. 3399 |
|Rule||T.A. 158 - T.A. 238 (80 years)|
|Death||T.A. 238 (aged 280)|
|House||House of Anárion|
Little is known about his reign, only that it was a peaceful one. He was succeeded by his son Eärendil.
Cemendur is Quenya for "Earth-servant".
Other Versions of the Legendarium
In The Peoples of Middle-earth, Section VII "The Heirs of Elendil", it was explained that three manuscripts existed in the textual history of this section. Manuscript A contained the Southern Line of Gondor, and appeared to be the first stage of composition. Manuscript B added the Northern Line, and began as a fair copy of A for the Southern line but became heavily emended. Manuscript B led to Manuscript C, a fine copy (but with later emendations), which led to a final typescript D. In the earlier Manuscripts A and B, Kemendur was spelled with a 'K' and he lived from S.A. 3389 to T.A. 228 instead of S.A. 3399 to T.A. 238.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
- ↑ 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"
|4th King of Gondor|
T.A. 158 - 238