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A Man of [[Númenor]] known as the [[Andustar]] or [[Westlands]]. He seems to have belonged to the [[Guild of Venturers]]: at least, he sailed with his great captain on at least one of his voyages to [[Middle-earth]]. After their return to Númenor on the ship [[Hirilondë]], Henderch accompanied his lord into the west of the island. He was with the King's Heir on his fateful last visit to [[Erendis]] in [[Emerië]], shortly before [[Tar-Meneldur]] chose to pass on the [[Sceptre]] to [[Aldarion]] his son.
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'''Henderch''' was a [[Man]] of [[Númenor]] who lived in the area known as the [[Andustar]] or the [[Westlands]]. He seems to have belonged to the [[Guild of Venturers]]; at least, he sailed with his great captain, [[Aldarion]], on at least one of his voyages to [[Middle-earth]]. After their return to Númenor on the ship [[Hirilondë]], Henderch accompanied his lord into the west of the island. He was with the [[King's Heir]] on his fateful last visit to [[Erendis]] in [[Emerië]], shortly before [[Tar-Meneldur]] chose to pass on the [[Sceptre]] to Aldarion.
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==Etymology==
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Henderch's name is [[Sindarin]] but difficult to translate. It appears to incorporate the root ''[[hend]]'', meaning 'eye'.
  
 
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Revision as of 05:18, 11 November 2007

Henderch
Númenórean
Biographical Information
BirthEarly Second Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Henderch was a Man of Númenor who lived in the area known as the Andustar or the Westlands. He seems to have belonged to the Guild of Venturers; at least, he sailed with his great captain, Aldarion, on at least one of his voyages to Middle-earth. After their return to Númenor on the ship Hirilondë, Henderch accompanied his lord into the west of the island. He was with the King's Heir on his fateful last visit to Erendis in Emerië, shortly before Tar-Meneldur chose to pass on the Sceptre to Aldarion.

Etymology

Henderch's name is Sindarin but difficult to translate. It appears to incorporate the root hend, meaning 'eye'.