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Tar-Vanimeldë

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}}'''Tar-Vanimeldë''' was the daughter of [[Tar-Telemmaitë]] and the sixteenth Ruler of [[Númenor]]; the third and last [[Ruling Queen of Númenor|Ruling Queen]].
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'''Tar-[[Vanimeldë]]''' was the daughter of [[Tar-Telemmaitë]] and the sixteenth Ruler of [[Númenor]]; the third and last [[Ruling Queen of Númenor|Ruling Queen]].
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Tar-Vanimeldë gave little thought to the practicalities of government, preferring music and dancing. The day-to-day affairs of state she left to her husband [[Herucalmo]], who was of noble descent himself, and who effectively ruled Númenor while his wife held the [[Sceptre]].
 
Tar-Vanimeldë gave little thought to the practicalities of government, preferring music and dancing. The day-to-day affairs of state she left to her husband [[Herucalmo]], who was of noble descent himself, and who effectively ruled Númenor while his wife held the [[Sceptre]].

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Tar-Vanimeldë
Númenórean
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Queen of Númenor
BirthS.A. 2277
RuleS.A. 2526 - 2637 (111 years)
DeathS.A. 2637 (aged 360)
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Telemmaitë
SpouseHerucalmo
ChildrenTar-Alcarin
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Tar-Vanimeldë was the daughter of Tar-Telemmaitë and the sixteenth Ruler of Númenor; the third and last Ruling Queen.

Tar-Vanimeldë gave little thought to the practicalities of government, preferring music and dancing. The day-to-day affairs of state she left to her husband Herucalmo, who was of noble descent himself, and who effectively ruled Númenor while his wife held the Sceptre.

When she died, her son Alcarin should have taken up the Sceptre, but Herucalmo refused to give up his power. Instead, though he had no legal claim to the throne, he took the name Tar-Anducal and ruled as King for the next twenty years. After Herucalmo's death, the line passed back to its rightful heir, his son, who became Tar-Alcarin.

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Preceded by:
Tar-Telemmaitë
16th Ruler of Númenor
(3rd Ruling Queen)
II 2526 – 2637
Followed by:
Tar-Anducal (de facto)