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Tar-Minastir

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'''Tar-Minastir''' ([[Second Age]] 1474 – 1873, aged 399 years) was the 11th [[King of Númenor]], ruling for 138 years, from Second Age 1731 to 1869. He succeeded his aunt, Queen [[Tar-Telperiën]]. Tar-Minastir was the grandson of King [[Tar-Súrion]]. His name meant "Tower Watcher".
 
'''Tar-Minastir''' ([[Second Age]] 1474 – 1873, aged 399 years) was the 11th [[King of Númenor]], ruling for 138 years, from Second Age 1731 to 1869. He succeeded his aunt, Queen [[Tar-Telperiën]]. Tar-Minastir was the grandson of King [[Tar-Súrion]]. His name meant "Tower Watcher".
  
[[Sauron]] invaded [[Eriador]] from [[Calenardhon]] in 1695 and realms of [[Eregion]] fell. Sauron advanced to [[Lindon]] and besieged [[Rivendell]]. In 1700 Tar-Minastir sent a navy under the command of [[Ciryatur]] to save Lindon. Ciryatur's forces stopped Sauron's army at the river [[Gwathló]]; reinforcements from Lindon and [[Tharbad]] helped defeat Sauron at the Battle of Gwathló. Sauron then retreated back to [[Mordor]].
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[[Sauron]] invaded [[Eriador]] from [[Calenardhon]] in 1695 and the realms of [[Eregion]] fell. Further he advanced to [[Lindon]] and besieged [[Rivendell]]. In 1700 Tar-Minastir sent a navy under the command of [[Ciryatur]] to save Lindon. Ciryatur's forces stopped Sauron's army in the clash known as [[Battle of the Gwathló]] and reinforcements from Lindon and [[Tharbad]] helped defeat the enemy. Sauron retreated back to [[Mordor]].
  
 
Starting around the 1800s, Númenóreans began establishing permanent settlements in [[Middle-earth]], including the [[Haven of Umbar]].
 
Starting around the 1800s, Númenóreans began establishing permanent settlements in [[Middle-earth]], including the [[Haven of Umbar]].

Revision as of 05:52, 12 July 2008

Tar-Minastir
Númenórean
Biographical Information
BirthS.A. 1474
RuleS.A. 1731-1869 (138 years)
DeathS.A. 1873 (aged 399 years)
Family
ParentageIsilmo
ChildrenTar-Ciryatan
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tar-Minastir (Second Age 1474 – 1873, aged 399 years) was the 11th King of Númenor, ruling for 138 years, from Second Age 1731 to 1869. He succeeded his aunt, Queen Tar-Telperiën. Tar-Minastir was the grandson of King Tar-Súrion. His name meant "Tower Watcher".

Sauron invaded Eriador from Calenardhon in 1695 and the realms of Eregion fell. Further he advanced to Lindon and besieged Rivendell. In 1700 Tar-Minastir sent a navy under the command of Ciryatur to save Lindon. Ciryatur's forces stopped Sauron's army in the clash known as Battle of the Gwathló and reinforcements from Lindon and Tharbad helped defeat the enemy. Sauron retreated back to Mordor.

Starting around the 1800s, Númenóreans began establishing permanent settlements in Middle-earth, including the Haven of Umbar.

Tar-Minastir abdicated in 1869 and was succeded by his son, Tar-Ciryatan.

References

Preceded by:
Tar-Telperiën
11th King of Númenor
II 1731 – 1869
Followed by:
Tar-Ciryatan