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Elendur (King of Arnor)

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'''Elendur''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 552 - 777, died aged 225) was the son of [[Valandur]], who succeeded his father upon his death in 652.
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'''Elendur''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 552 - 777, died aged 225) was the ninth [[King of Arnor]].
  
As far as we know, his rule was completely uneventful. Elendur ruled Arnor for 125 years, and was succeeded by his son, [[Eärendur (King of Arnor)|Eärendur]] - the last king of [[Arnor]], upon his death in 777.
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==History==
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Elendur's rule was uneventful. He ruled Arnor for 125 years, and was succeeded by his son, [[Eärendur (King of Arnor)|Eärendur]] - the last king of [[Arnor]], upon his death in 777.
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==Etymology==
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Elendur's name is [[Quenya]] for "Servant of the Elves" from ''[[elen]]'' meaning "elves", and the suffix ''[[dur|-dur]]'' meaning "servant of, devoted to". It is likely that he was named in memory of [[Isildur]]'s son who was killed in the [[Battle of the Gladden Fields]], [[Elendur (son of Isildur)|Elendur]].
  
 
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Elendur's name is [[Quenya]] for "Servant of the Elves" from ''[[elen]]'' meaning "elves", and the suffix ''[[dur|-dur]]'' meaning "servant of, devoted to". It is likely that he was named in memory of [[Isildur]]'s son who was killed in the [[Battle of the Gladden Fields]], [[Elendur (son of Isildur)|Elendur]].
 
  
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This article is about the King of Arnor. For the son of Isildur, see Elendur (son of Isildur).
Elendur
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arnor
BirthT.A. 552
RuleT.A. 652 - T.A. 777
DeathT.A. 777
Family
ParentageValandur
ChildrenEärendur
Physical Description
GenderMale

Elendur (T.A. 552 - 777, died aged 225) was the ninth King of Arnor.

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History

Elendur's rule was uneventful. He ruled Arnor for 125 years, and was succeeded by his son, Eärendur - the last king of Arnor, upon his death in 777.

Etymology

Elendur's name is Quenya for "Servant of the Elves" from elen meaning "elves", and the suffix -dur meaning "servant of, devoted to". It is likely that he was named in memory of Isildur's son who was killed in the Battle of the Gladden Fields, Elendur.

Genealogy

               Isildur
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                  :
                  :
               Valandur
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               ELENDUR
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               Eärendur
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Amlaith   Kings of Cardolan   Kings of Rhudaur


References

Preceded by:
Valandur
9th King of Arnor
T.A. 652 - T.A. 777
Followed by:
Eärendur