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Túrin I

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Túrin I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2165
RuleT.A. 2244 - 2278 (34 years)
DeathT.A. 2278 (aged 113)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageHúrin I
SiblingsTwo older sisters[1]
SpouseTwo wives[1]
ChildrenSeveral daughters, Hador[1]
Physical Description
GenderMale
Túrin I (Third Age 2165[1]2278,[2] aged 113 years) was the sixth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Túrin was named after the great hero of the First Age. Since the House of Húrin was a family of ancient Elf-friends they spoke Sindarin (after the fashion of Gondor) and often drew their names from legends of Elves or Men of the First Age.[1]

Túrin's stewardship occurred during the period of the Watchful Peace (T.A. 2063-2460).[3]

Túrin ruled as Steward for thirty-four years. Very unusually for a noble of Gondor, he married twice and had several daughters. Only his last child, born in his old age, was a son,[1] Hador by whom he was succeeded.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 204
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
Túrin I
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2165 Died: T.A. 2278
Preceded by:
Húrin I
6th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2244 - 2278
Followed by:
Hador
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