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.
|De facto Ruler of Númenor