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Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)

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}}'''Orodreth''' was the sixteenth Ruling [[Steward of Gondor]]
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}}'''Orodreth''' ([[Third Age]] {{TA|2576|n}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 205</ref> – {{TA|2685|n}},<ref>{{App|South}}</ref> aged 109 years) was the sixteenth [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
He inherited the Stewardship from his father [[Belecthor I]]. Orodreth shared his name with an illustrious Elf-lord of the [[First Age]], Orodreth the younger brother of [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] and late ruler of [[Nargothrond]]. Orodreth the Steward has left less of a mark on history, and indeed other than the dates of his succession and death there are no records of his rule. He was succeeded by his son, who ruled as [[Ecthelion I]].
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Orodreth was named after an Elf-lord of the [[First Age]], the younger brother of [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] and ruler of [[Nargothrond]]. Many of the Ruling Stewards were named after legendary figures of the First Age.<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 203</ref>
  
 
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Orodreth
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2576
RuleT.A. 2655 - 2685
DeathT.A. 2685 (aged 109)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageBelecthor I
SiblingsMorwen
ChildrenEcthelion I
Physical Description
GenderMale
Orodreth (Third Age 2576[1]2685,[2] aged 109 years) was the sixteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Orodreth was named after an Elf-lord of the First Age, the younger brother of Finrod Felagund and ruler of Nargothrond. Many of the Ruling Stewards were named after legendary figures of the First Age.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  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. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 203
Orodreth
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2576 Died: T.A. 2685
Preceded by:
Belecthor I
16th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2655 - 2685
Followed by:
Ecthelion I
Ruling Stewards of Gondor
Mardil Voronwë · Eradan · Herion · Belegorn · Húrin I · Túrin I · Hador · Barahir · Dior · Denethor I · Boromir · Cirion · Hallas · Húrin II · Belecthor I · Orodreth · Ecthelion I · Egalmoth · Beren · Beregond · Belecthor II · Thorondir · Túrin II · Turgon · Ecthelion II · Denethor II · Faramir