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Narmacil I

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'''Narmacil I''', son of [[Atanatar II Alcarin]], inherited the [[Kings of Gondor|Kingship of Gondor]] when the [[South-kingdom]] was at the height of its power and wealth. He was not a great King, and indeed soon tired of the role. In Third Age 1240, after just fourteen years on the throne, he turned over the rule of [[Gondor]] to his nephew [[Minalcar]], who ruled as [[Regent of Gondor|Regent]] through the rest of Narmacil's titular Kingship.
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'''Narmacil I''' was the seventeenth [[King of Gondor]].
  
Narmacil's Regent Minalcar was a powerful and energetic [[Men|Man]], who routed the armies of the [[Easterlings]], fortified the borders of Gondor and actively pursued diplomacy with Gondor's neighbouring tribes. It is not recorded, though, that his uncle King Narmacil had any hand in any of Minalcar's great endeavours. Narmacil, in fact, is chiefly remembered as being Gondor's second childless King, the first having been [[Tarannon Falastur]] in the tenth century.
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==History==
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Narmacil was the son of [[Atanatar II Alcarin]], and inherited the Kingship when it was at the height of its power and wealth. He was not a great King, and indeed soon tired of the role. In [[Third Age 1240]], after just fourteen years on the throne, he turned over the rule of [[Gondor]] to his nephew [[Minalcar]], who ruled as [[Regent of Gondor|Regent]] through the rest of Narmacil's titular Kingship.
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Narmacil's Regent Minalcar was a powerful and energetic man, who routed the armies of the [[Easterlings]], fortified the borders of Gondor and actively pursued diplomacy with Gondor's neighbouring tribes. It is not recorded, though, that his uncle King Narmacil had any hand in any of Minalcar's great endeavours. Narmacil, in fact, is chiefly remembered as being Gondor's second childless King, the first having been [[Tarannon Falastur]] in the tenth century.
  
 
Narmacil I sat on the throne of Gondor for sixty-eight years, but for fifty-four of these years Minalcar ruled Gondor as Regent. Narmacil died childless, and was succeeded by his younger brother [[Calmacil (King of Gondor)|Calmacil]].
 
Narmacil I sat on the throne of Gondor for sixty-eight years, but for fifty-four of these years Minalcar ruled Gondor as Regent. Narmacil died childless, and was succeeded by his younger brother [[Calmacil (King of Gondor)|Calmacil]].
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Revision as of 10:21, 16 November 2010

This article is about the seventeenth King of Gondor. For the twenty-ninth King, and descendent of Narmacil I, see Narmacil II.
Narmacil I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Gondor
BirthT.A. 1049
RuleT.A. 1226 - T.A. 1294
DeathT.A. 1294, aged 245 years
Family
ParentageAtanatar II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Narmacil I was the seventeenth King of Gondor.

History

Narmacil was the son of Atanatar II Alcarin, and inherited the Kingship when it was at the height of its power and wealth. He was not a great King, and indeed soon tired of the role. In Third Age 1240, after just fourteen years on the throne, he turned over the rule of Gondor to his nephew Minalcar, who ruled as Regent through the rest of Narmacil's titular Kingship.

Narmacil's Regent Minalcar was a powerful and energetic man, who routed the armies of the Easterlings, fortified the borders of Gondor and actively pursued diplomacy with Gondor's neighbouring tribes. It is not recorded, though, that his uncle King Narmacil had any hand in any of Minalcar's great endeavours. Narmacil, in fact, is chiefly remembered as being Gondor's second childless King, the first having been Tarannon Falastur in the tenth century.

Narmacil I sat on the throne of Gondor for sixty-eight years, but for fifty-four of these years Minalcar ruled Gondor as Regent. Narmacil died childless, and was succeeded by his younger brother Calmacil.

References

Preceded by:
Atanatar II Alcarin
17th King of Gondor
T.A. 1226 - T.A. 1294
Followed by:
Calmacil