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Herendil is a non-canonical character who only appears in ''The Lost Road and Other Writings'', Volume V of The History of Middle-earth.  He is an early depiction of Isildur.
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'''Herendil''' was, at one stage in the writing of the [[Númenor]] myth, the son of [[Elendil]]. His role was later replaced by [[Isildur]].<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', passim (needs to be more specific)</ref>
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Herendil was, at one stage in the writing of the Númenor myth, the son of Elendil. His role was later replaced by Isildur.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, passim (needs to be more specific)