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Tar-Anducal

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| othernames= Herucalmo
 
| othernames= Herucalmo
 
| birth=[[Second Age 2286|S.A. 2286]]
 
| birth=[[Second Age 2286|S.A. 2286]]
| rule=''De facto'' ruler from [[Second Age 2637|S.A. 2637]] until death (20 [[Years of the Sun|years]])
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| rule=''De facto'' [[Second Age 2637|S.A. 2637]]-[[Second Age 2657| 2657]] (20 years)
 
| death=[[Second Age 2657|S.A. 2657]]
 
| death=[[Second Age 2657|S.A. 2657]]
 
| age=371 years
 
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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]].
 
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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==References==
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* ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', [[The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor]]
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Tar-Anducal
Númenórean
Biographical Information
Other namesHerucalmo
BirthS.A. 2286
RuleDe facto S.A. 2637- 2657 (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.

References

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