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'''Tar-Anducal''' was the name taken by '''[[Herucalmo]]''', husband of [[Tar-Vanimeldë]],  [[Ruling Queen of Númenor]]. Anducal means "Light of the West".
 
'''Tar-Anducal''' 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 [[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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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]].
 
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Tar-Anducal
Númenórean
Biographical Information
Other namesHerucalmo
BirthS.A. 2286
RuleDe facto ruler from S.A. 2637 until death (20 years)
DeathS.A. 2657 (aged 371 years)
Family
SpouseTar-Vanimeldë
ChildrenTar-Alcarin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tar-Anducal 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.

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