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Eldacar (King of Arnor)

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'''Eldacar''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth [[King of Arnor]], succeeding his father, [[Valandil of Arnor|Valandil]], when he died in 249. His father [[Valandil of Arnor|Valandil]] was the only surviving son of [[Isildur]], the last [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King]] of both [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]].
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'''Eldacar''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth [[Kings of Arnor|King of Arnor]], succeeding his father, [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]], when he died in 249. His father [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]] was the only surviving son of [[Isildur]], the last [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King]] of both [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]].
  
 
His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled [[Arnor]] for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son [[Arantar]].
 
His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled [[Arnor]] for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son [[Arantar]].
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The name Eldacar refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Eldacar (disambiguation).

Template:Royalty infobox Eldacar (T.A. 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth King of Arnor, succeeding his father, Valandil, when he died in 249. His father Valandil was the only surviving son of Isildur, the last High King of both Gondor and Arnor.

His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled Arnor for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son Arantar.

Genealogy

              Isildur
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Elendur   Aratan   Ciryon    Valandil
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                             ELDACAR
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                             Arantar
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                             Tarcil

Etymology

Eldacar's name is Quenya for "Elf Helm", coming from elda meaning "elf", and cár meaning "head". It's usual that long vowels of the ultimate syllable are short, hence Eldacar and not Eldacár

Titles

Preceded by:
Valandil
4th King of Arnor
T.A. 249 – 339
Followed by:
Arantar