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'''Telemnar''''s Kingship was one of [[Gondor]]'s shortest and most tragic. He succeeded to the throne after his father [[Minardil]] was brutally slain in a sudden [[Corsair]] attack on [[Pelargir]], but he was not to reign for long. After just two years on the throne, the [[Great Plague]] in [[Third Age|T.A.]] 1636 came out of the east and ravaged Gondor. Telemnar and all his children died of the sickness; he was succeeded by his nephew, [[Tarondor]] (the son of Telemnar's younger brother Minastan).
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'''Telemnar''''s Kingship was one of [[Gondor]]'s shortest and most tragic. He succeeded to the throne after his father [[Minardil]] was brutally slain in a sudden [[Corsairs|Corsair]] attack on [[Pelargir]], but he was not to reign for long. After just two years on the throne, the [[Great Plague]] in [[Third Age|T.A.]] 1636 came out of the east and ravaged Gondor. Telemnar and all his children died of the sickness; he was succeeded by his nephew, [[Tarondor]] (the son of Telemnar's younger brother Minastan).

Revision as of 18:25, 11 February 2006

Telemnar's Kingship was one of Gondor's shortest and most tragic. He succeeded to the throne after his father Minardil was brutally slain in a sudden Corsair attack on Pelargir, but he was not to reign for long. After just two years on the throne, the Great Plague in T.A. 1636 came out of the east and ravaged Gondor. Telemnar and all his children died of the sickness; he was succeeded by his nephew, Tarondor (the son of Telemnar's younger brother Minastan).