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Valandur

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The eighth [[King of Arnor]], a direct descendant in right line of [[Elendil]] and [[Isildur]], who succeeded his father [[Tarondor of Arnor|Tarondor]] to the throne in 462 [[Third Age|T.A.]] 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]] in 652 T.A.{{Sequence
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|name=Valandur
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|birth= <code>III</code> 462
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|rule= <code>III</code> 602
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|death= <code>III</code> 652
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|age= 190
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|realms= [[Arnor]]
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|}}'''Valandur'' was the eighth [[King of Arnor]], a direct descendant in right line of [[Elendil]] and [[Isildur]], who succeeded his father, [[Tarondor of Arnor|Tarondor]], to the throne in 462.
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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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==Genealogy==
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[[Isildur]]
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[[Tarondor of Arnor|Tarondor]]
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'''VALANDUR'''
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[[Elendur, King of Arnor|Elendur]]
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[[Eärendur]]
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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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==Titles=={{Sequence
 
  |prev=[[Tarondor of Arnor|Tarondor]]
 
  |prev=[[Tarondor of Arnor|Tarondor]]
 
  |next=[[Elendur, King of Arnor|Elendur]]
 
  |next=[[Elendur, King of Arnor|Elendur]]
 
  |list=8th [[King of Arnor]]<br><code>III</code> 602 - 652
 
  |list=8th [[King of Arnor]]<br><code>III</code> 602 - 652
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[[Category:Dúnedain of the North]]
 
[[Category:Dúnedain of the North]]
 
[[Category:Rulers of Arnor]]
 
[[Category:Rulers of Arnor]]

Revision as of 15:31, 12 January 2007

Template:Royalty infobox'Valandur was the eighth King of Arnor, a direct descendant in right line of Elendil and Isildur, who succeeded his father, Tarondor, to the throne in 462.

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, upon his death in 652.

Genealogy

Isildur
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Tarondor
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VALANDUR
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Elendur
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Eärendur

Etymology

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

Titles

Preceded by:
Tarondor
8th King of Arnor
III 602 - 652
Followed by:
Elendur