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The title given to the great King [[Tarannon Falastur]] and his three successors: [[Eärnil I]], [[Ciryandil]] and [[Hyarmendacil I]]. The '''Ship-kings''' did much to expand [[Gondor]]'s naval and military might. Between them, they enormously extended the [[South-kingdom]]'s control over the southern lands of [[Middle-earth]], including the lands west of the [[Mouths of Anduin]], and as far south as the [[Haven of Umbar]] and the [[Harad]]. Their influence was such that, at the end of the reign of Hyarmendacil I, Gondor had reached a peak of strength and power that it would never again surpass.
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[[File:Steven White Jr. - Gondor TA1050.jpg|thumb|Gondor's Golden Age during the time of [[Hyarmendacil I]].]]
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The '''Ship-kings''' was a title given to the great King [[Tarannon Falastur]] and his three successors: [[Eärnil I]], [[Ciryandil]] and [[Hyarmendacil I]].  
  
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* '''[[Tarannon Falastur]]''' ({{TA|830}}-{{TA|913|n}})
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* '''[[Eärnil I]]''' ({{TA|913}}-{{TA|936|n}})
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* '''[[Ciryandil]]''' ({{TA|936}}-{{TA|1015|n}})
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* '''[[Hyarmendacil I|Ciryaher Hyarmendacil I]]''' ({{TA|1015}}-{{TA|1149|n}})
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The Ship-kings did much to expand [[Gondor]]'s naval and military might. Between them, they enormously extended the [[South-kingdom]]'s control over the southern lands of [[Middle-earth]], including the lands west of the [[Mouths of Anduin]], and as far south as [[Umbar]] and the [[Harad]].
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Their influence was such that, at the end of the reign of Hyarmendacil I, Gondor had reached a peak of strength and power that it would never again surpass.<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 10:21, 6 April 2013

Gondor's Golden Age during the time of Hyarmendacil I.

The Ship-kings was a title given to the great King Tarannon Falastur and his three successors: Eärnil I, Ciryandil and Hyarmendacil I.

The Ship-kings did much to expand Gondor's naval and military might. Between them, they enormously extended the South-kingdom's control over the southern lands of Middle-earth, including the lands west of the Mouths of Anduin, and as far south as Umbar and the Harad.

Their influence was such that, at the end of the reign of Hyarmendacil I, Gondor had reached a peak of strength and power that it would never again surpass.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"