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Tar-Telperiën

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The tenth ruler of [[Númenor]] was its second Ruling Queen: Tar-Telperiën. She was the eldest child of King [[Tar-Súrion]], and became a proud and wilful Queen. What records we have of her reign state that she refused to wed, and so died without an heir. During her rule in Númenor, momentous events were taking place in [[Middle-earth]]; the [[Rings of Power]] were forged, and [[Sauron]]'s armies swept through Eriador. It was left to Tar-Telperiën's successor, Tar-Minastir, to react to these events.
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'''Tar-Telperiën''' ([[Second Age]] 1320 – 1731, aged 411 years) was the tenth ruler of [[Númenor]] was its second [[Ruling Queen of Númenor|Ruling Queen]], reigning for 175 years, from Second Age 1556 until her death. This was only the second time a ruler of Númenor died while still holding the [[Sceptre]].
  
Tar-Telperiën ruled Númenor for one hundred and seventy-five years, and was succeeded by her nephew, the son of her younger brother [[Isilmo]], who ruled as [[Tar-Minastir]].
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She was the eldest child of King [[Tar-Súrion]], and was a proud and willful ruler. What records we have of her reign state that she refused to wed, and so died without an heir. During her rule in Númenor, momentous events were taking place in [[Middle-earth]]; the [[Rings of Power]] were forged, [[Ost-in-Edhil]] was destroyed, and the [[War of the Elves and Sauron]] began. It was left to Tar-Telperiën's successor, [[Tar-Minastir]], to react to these events.
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Tar-Telperiën was succeeded by her nephew [[Minastir]], the son of her younger brother [[Isilmo]], who ruled as Tar-Minastir.
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Revision as of 19:27, 10 June 2006

Tar-Telperiën (Second Age 1320 – 1731, aged 411 years) was the tenth ruler of Númenor was its second Ruling Queen, reigning for 175 years, from Second Age 1556 until her death. This was only the second time a ruler of Númenor died while still holding the Sceptre.

She was the eldest child of King Tar-Súrion, and was a proud and willful ruler. What records we have of her reign state that she refused to wed, and so died without an heir. During her rule in Númenor, momentous events were taking place in Middle-earth; the Rings of Power were forged, Ost-in-Edhil was destroyed, and the War of the Elves and Sauron began. It was left to Tar-Telperiën's successor, Tar-Minastir, to react to these events.

Tar-Telperiën was succeeded by her nephew Minastir, the son of her younger brother Isilmo, who ruled as Tar-Minastir.

Preceded by:
Tar-Súrion
10th Ruler of Númenor
(2nd Ruling Queen)
II 1556 – 1731
Followed by:
Tar-Minastir