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Tar-Anducal

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Tar-Anducal ("Light of the West") was the king-name taken by [[Herucalmo]], the consort of the third [[Ruling Queen of Númenor|Ruling Queen]] of [[Númenor]], [[Tar-Vanimeldë]].
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'''Tar-Anducal''' ([[Second Age]] 2286 - 2657, aged 371 years) was the name taken by '''[[Herucalmo]]''', husband of [[Tar-Vanimeldë]],  [[Ruling Queen of Númenor]]. Anducal means "Light of the West".
  
During his wife's reign, Herucalmo was the real power in the land of [[Númenor]]. After the Queen's death, he took the [[King of Númenor|Kingship]] illegally in the name [[Tar-Anducal]], and ruled the island kingdom for twenty years until his own death (from S.A. 2526 to 2657). He was succeeded by his son, the legal heir to [[Tar-Vanimeldë]] who took the throne as [[Tar-Alcarin]].
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During his wife's reign, Herucalmo was the real power in [[Númenor]]. After the Queen's death, he took the [[King of Númenor|Kingship]] illegally as Tar-Anducal, and ruled the island kingdom for twenty years until his own death in 2657. He was succeeded by his son, the rightful heir to [[Tar-Vanimeldë]], who took the [[Sceptre]] as [[Tar-Alcarin]]. Tar-Alcarin then removed his father from the Royal Line so that Herucalmo would never be recorded as King.
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|list=Ruler of Númenor<br><code>II</code> 2637 – 2657
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Revision as of 21:00, 10 June 2006

Tar-Anducal (Second Age 2286 - 2657, aged 371 years) was the name taken by Herucalmo, husband of Tar-Vanimeldë, Ruling Queen of Númenor. Anducal means "Light of the West".

During his wife's reign, Herucalmo was the real power in Númenor. After the Queen's death, he took the Kingship illegally as Tar-Anducal, and ruled the island kingdom for twenty years until his own death in 2657. He was succeeded by his son, the rightful heir to Tar-Vanimeldë, who took the Sceptre as Tar-Alcarin. Tar-Alcarin then removed his father from the Royal Line so that Herucalmo would never be recorded as King.

Preceded by:
Tar-Vanimeldë
Ruler of Númenor
II 2637 – 2657
Followed by:
Tar-Alcarin