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Valandur

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'''Valandur'' was the eighth [[King of Arnor]].
|}}'''Valandur'' was the eighth [[King of Arnor]], a direct descendant in right line of [[Elendil]] and [[Isildur]], who succeeded his father, [[Tarondor (King of Arnor)|Tarondor]], to the throne in 602.
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Of his reign we know almost nothing, except that he suffered a violent but mysterious death after a rule of fifty years. He was succeeded by his son, [[Elendur (King of Arnor)|Elendur]], upon his death in 652.
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==History==
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He succeeded his father, [[Tarondor (King of Arnor)|Tarondor]], to the throne in 602.
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Little record remained of his reign, except that he suffered a violent but mysterious death after a rule of fifty years. He was succeeded by his son, [[Elendur (King of Arnor)|Elendur]], upon his death in {{TA|652}}.
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==Etymology==
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Valandur's name is [[Quenya]] for "Servant of the Valar" from ''[[Valar]]'', and the suffix ''[[dur|-dur]]'' meaning "servant of, devoted to".
  
 
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Valandur's name is [[Quenya]] for "Servant of the Valar" from ''[[Valar]]'', and the suffix ''[[dur|-dur]]'' meaning "servant of, devoted to".
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Revision as of 15:18, 19 November 2010

Valandur
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arnor
BirthT.A. 462
RuleT.A. 602 - T.A. 652
DeathT.A. 652
Family
ParentageTarondor
ChildrenElendur
Physical Description
GenderMale

'Valandur was the eighth King of Arnor.

Contents

History

He succeeded his father, Tarondor, to the throne in 602.

Little record remained of his reign, except that he suffered a violent but mysterious death after a rule of fifty years. He was succeeded by his son, Elendur, upon his death in T.A. 652.

Etymology

Valandur's name is Quenya for "Servant of the Valar" from Valar, and the suffix -dur meaning "servant of, devoted to".

Genealogy

Isildur
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Tarondor
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VALANDUR
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Elendur
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Eärendur

References

Preceded by:
Tarondor
8th King of Arnor
T.A. 602 - T.A. 652
Followed by:
Elendur



References