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Narmacil II

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This article is about twenty-ninth King of Gondor. For the seventeenth King, see Narmacil I.
Narmacil II
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 1684
RuleT.A. 1850 - 1856 (6 years)
DeathT.A. 1856 (aged 172)
Battle of the Plains
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageTelumehtar
SiblingsArciryas
ChildrenCalimehtar
Physical Description
GenderMale
Narmacil II (T.A. 1684[1] - 1856,[2] aged 172 years)was the twenty-ninth King of Gondor. Narmacil was the son and successor to Telumehtar Umbardacil and brother of Arciryas.[3]

History

During Narmacil's reign a new confederacy of many peoples called the Wainriders appeared from the East. Encouraged by emissaries from Sauron they suddenly assaulted Gondor.[3] Narmacil brought a great army into the plains south of Mirkwood and gathered what remnants of the Northmen we could to meet the threat.[4] However, these new enemies were stronger and better armed than before, traveling in great wains with warriors mounted in chariots. In the Battle of the Plains Narmacil was slain north-east of the Morannon. Thereafter the people of southern and eastern Rhovanion were enslaved while the border of Gondor was withdrawn to the Anduin.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Tarondor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telumehtar Umbardacil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NARMACIL II
 
Arciryas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calimehtar
 
Calimmacil


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan"
Narmacil II
Preceded by:
Telumehtar
29th King of Gondor
T.A. 1850 - 1856
Followed by:
Calimehtar