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'''Prince of Dol Amroth''' was a title used by a noble house of [[Gondor]]. The first Prince of Dol Amroth was [[Galador]]{{ref|1}}, but his ancestors had ruled over the land of [[Belfalas]]—possibly from [[Edhellond]]—since before the [[Downfall of Númenor]] and had been given the title [[Prince]] by [[Elendil]]{{ref|2}}. Their stronghold was not known as Dol Amroth until the drowning of the [[Amroth]].
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'''Prince of [[Dol Amroth]]''' was a title used by a noble house of [[Gondor]].  
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==History==
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===Origins===
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The first Prince of Dol Amroth was [[Galador]],<ref name="GalCel">{{UT|Galadriel}}</ref> but his ancestors had ruled over the land of [[Belfalas]] - possibly from [[Edhellond]] - since before the [[Downfall of Númenor]] and had been given the title [[Prince]] by [[Elendil]].<ref>{{UT|Cirion}}, Note 39</ref> Their stronghold was not known as Dol Amroth until the drowning of the [[Amroth]].
  
The lands ruled by the Prince were known as [[Dor-en-Ernil]].
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According to legend, Galador was the son of [[Mithrellas]], an Elf maid.<ref name="GalCel"/> This supposed elven strain was noticed in [[Imrahil]] many years later by [[Legolas]].<ref>{{RK|V9}}</ref>
 
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== Princes of Dol Amroth ==
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=== Princes of Dol Amroth ===
 
Princes of Belfalas before Galador:
 
Princes of Belfalas before Galador:
  
# [[Adrahil I]] was a Prince who served King [[Ondoher]] against the [[Wainriders]].
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# '''[[Adrahil I]]''' was a Prince who served King [[Ondoher]] against the [[Wainriders]].
# [[Imrazôr]] was Galador's father. He married the elf [[Mithrellas]], a companion of [[Nimrodel]].
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# '''[[Imrazôr]]''' was Galador's father. He married the elf [[Mithrellas]], a companion of [[Nimrodel]].
 
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Only some of the subsequent Princes of Dol Amroth are known by name:
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: 1. Galador
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: ...
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: 19. [[Aglahad]], [[Third Age 2899|2899]]&ndash;[[Third Age 2932|2932]].
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: 20. [[Angelimir]], [[Third Age 2932|2932]]&ndash;[[Third Age 2977|2977]]
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: 21. [[Adrahil II]], [[Third Age 2977|2977]]&ndash;[[Third Age 3010|3010]].
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: 22. [[Imrahil]], [[Third Age 3010|3010]]&ndash;[[Fourth Age 34]], Prince of Dol Amroth during the [[War of the Ring]]
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: 23. [[Elphir]], [[Third Age 34|34]]&ndash;[[Fourth Age 57|57]].
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: 24. [[Alphros]], [[Fourth Age 57|57]]&ndash;[[Fourth Age 93|93]].
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== References ==
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<div style="font-size: 80%">
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# {{note|1}}[[Unfinished Tales]], [[The History of Galadriel and Celeborn]]
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# {{note|2}}[[Unfinished Tales]], [[Cirion and Eorl]], Note 39.
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# {{note|3}}[[Unfinished Tales]], [[Cirion and Eorl]].
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The first Prince of Dol Amroth and his descendants:
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#''[[Galador]]'', first Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2004}} – {{TA|2129|n}})
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#Second Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2060}} - {{TA|2206|n}})
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#Third Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2120}} - {{TA|2254|n}})
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#Fourth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2172}} - {{TA|2299|n}})
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#Fifth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2225}} - {{TA|2348|n}})
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#Sixth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2274}} - {{TA|2400|n}})
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#Seventh Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2324}} - {{TA|2458|n}})
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#Eighth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2373}} - {{TA|2498|n}})
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#Ninth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2418}} - {{TA|2540|n}})
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#Tenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2463}} - {{TA|2582|n}})
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#Eleventh Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2505}} - {{TA|2623|n}})
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#Twelfth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2546}} - {{TA|2660|n}})
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#Thirteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2588}} - {{TA|2701|n}})
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#Fourteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2627}} - {{TA|2733|n}})
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#Fifteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2671}} – {{TA|2746|n}}), slain by [[Corsairs of Umbar]]
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#Sixteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2709}} – {{TA|2799|n}}), slain in battle
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#Seventeenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2746}} – {{TA|2859|n}})
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#Eighteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2785}} – {{TA|2899|n}})
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#''[[Aglahad]]'', Nineteenth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2827}} – {{TA|2932|n}})
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#''[[Angelimir]]'', Twentieth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2866}} – {{TA|2977|n}})
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#''[[Adrahil II]]'', Twenty-first Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2917}} – {{TA|3010|n}})
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#''[[Imrahil]]'', Twenty-second Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2955}} – {{FoA|34}})
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#''[[Elphir]]'', Twenty-third Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|2987}} – {{FoA|67}})
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#''[[Alphros]]'', Twenty-fourth Prince of Dol Amroth ({{TA|3017}} – {{FoA|95}})<ref>{{UT|Cirion}}</ref>
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==See Also==
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See the [[House of Dol Amroth]] for the family tree of the princes.
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{{references}}
 
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[[Category: Titles]]
[[de:Dol Amroth#Beschreibung]]
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[[de:Fürsten von Dol Amroth]]
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[[fr:encyclo/personnages/hommes/3a/dunedain/gondoriens/princes_de_dol_amroth]]
 
[[fi:Dol Amrothin suuriruhtinaat]]
 
[[fi:Dol Amrothin suuriruhtinaat]]

Revision as of 19:32, 15 November 2011

Prince of Dol Amroth was a title used by a noble house of Gondor.

Contents

History

Origins

The first Prince of Dol Amroth was Galador,[1] but his ancestors had ruled over the land of Belfalas - possibly from Edhellond - since before the Downfall of Númenor and had been given the title Prince by Elendil.[2] Their stronghold was not known as Dol Amroth until the drowning of the Amroth.

According to legend, Galador was the son of Mithrellas, an Elf maid.[1] This supposed elven strain was noticed in Imrahil many years later by Legolas.[3]

Princes of Dol Amroth

Princes of Belfalas before Galador:

  1. Adrahil I was a Prince who served King Ondoher against the Wainriders.
  2. Imrazôr was Galador's father. He married the elf Mithrellas, a companion of Nimrodel.

The first Prince of Dol Amroth and his descendants:

  1. Galador, first Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 20042129)
  2. Second Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2060 - 2206)
  3. Third Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2120 - 2254)
  4. Fourth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2172 - 2299)
  5. Fifth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2225 - 2348)
  6. Sixth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2274 - 2400)
  7. Seventh Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2324 - 2458)
  8. Eighth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2373 - 2498)
  9. Ninth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2418 - 2540)
  10. Tenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2463 - 2582)
  11. Eleventh Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2505 - 2623)
  12. Twelfth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2546 - 2660)
  13. Thirteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2588 - 2701)
  14. Fourteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2627 - 2733)
  15. Fifteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 26712746), slain by Corsairs of Umbar
  16. Sixteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 27092799), slain in battle
  17. Seventeenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 27462859)
  18. Eighteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 27852899)
  19. Aglahad, Nineteenth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 28272932)
  20. Angelimir, Twentieth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 28662977)
  21. Adrahil II, Twenty-first Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 29173010)
  22. Imrahil, Twenty-second Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2955Fo.A. 34)
  23. Elphir, Twenty-third Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 2987Fo.A. 67)
  24. Alphros, Twenty-fourth Prince of Dol Amroth (T.A. 3017Fo.A. 95)[4]

See Also

See the House of Dol Amroth for the family tree of the princes.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", Note 39
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Last Debate"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan"