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Elendur (King of Arnor)

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'''Elendur''' was the son of [[Valandur]], who succeeded his father to rule over [[Arnor]] for one hundred and twenty-five years. He was perhaps named for [[Isildur]]'s eldest son, who also bore the name Elendur. He was succeeded by his son [[Eärendur, King of Arnor|Eärendur]], who would be the last of [[Kings of Arnor|Arnor's Kings]].{{Sequence
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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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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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==Genealogy==
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                [[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]]
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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]].
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Revision as of 15:22, 12 January 2007

Template:YoumayTemplate:Royalty infobox Elendur (T.A. 552 - 777, died aged 225) was the son of Valandur, who succeeded his father upon his death in 652.

As far as we know, his rule was completely uneventful. Elendur ruled Arnor for 125 years, and was succeeded by his son, Eärendur - the last king of Arnor, upon his death in 777.

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

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, son of Isildur.

Titles

Preceded by:
Valandur
9th King of Arnor
III 652 - 777
Followed by:
Eärendur