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Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)

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Orodreth
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
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 25762685, aged 109 years) was the sixteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.[1]

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.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  2. 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