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Eärnil I

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This article is about the second Ship-king of Gondor. For the penultimate King of Gondor, see Eärnil II.
Eärnil I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 736
RuleT.A. 913 - 936 (23 years)
DeathT.A. 936 (aged 200)
In the sea off Umbar
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageTarciryan
ChildrenCiryandil
Physical Description
GenderMale
Eärnil I (Q: contracted form of Eärendil, pron. [eˈarnil]; Third Age 736 – 936, aged 200 years) was the thirteenth King of Gondor and the second Ship-king.

History

In Third Age T.A. 913 he succeeded his uncle Tarannon Falastur who died childless. He was the son of Tarannon's brother Tarciryan. He continued with the expansionist maritime policy of his predecessor and captured the Haven of Umbar in T.A. 933. He was tragically lost at sea in 936 near Umbar and was succeeded by his son Ciryandil.

References

Eärnil I
Preceded by:
Tarannon Falastur
13th King of Gondor
T.A. 913 - 936
Followed by:
Ciryandil