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Telemnar

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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).
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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]] 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 of Gondor|Tarondor]] (the son of Telemnar's younger brother Minastan).
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|list=26th [[King of Gondor]]<br><code>III</code> 1634 – 1636
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[[Category:Rulers of Gondor]]
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Revision as of 02:53, 10 June 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 Third Age 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).

Preceded by:
Minardil
26th King of Gondor
III 1634 – 1636
Followed by:
Tarondor