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Beregond (Steward of Gondor)

The name the Steward of Gondor refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Beregond (disambiguation).
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
BirthT.A. 2700
RuleT.A. 2763 - 2811 (48 years)
DeathT.A. 2811 (aged 111)
HouseHouse of Húrin
ChildrenBelecthor II
Physical Description
Beregond (Third Age 2700[1] – 2811,[2] aged 111 years) was the twentieth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

[edit] History

Beregond was the greatest captain since the time of Boromir. Before the spring of T.A. 2759 Beregond defeated the Corsairs of Umbar, who had invaded the southern coasts of Gondor. Then he was able to send help to the Rohirrim, who had been attacked by a combined force of Dunlendings and Corsairs that had sailed up the Isen.

He succeeded his father Beren at his death in 2763. By this time Gondor started recovering its strength.

During Beregond's rule, the War of the Dwarves and Orcs was fought (T.A. 2793 - 2799). Only rumours of the fighting came south until Orcs fleeing from the Battle of Nanduhirion crossed Rohan and established themselves in the White Mountains. Fighting occurred in many dales before they were eradicated.[3]

Beregond was followed by his son Belecthor II at his death in 2811.[2]

[edit] Genealogy

2626 - 2743
2655 - 2763
2700 - 2811
Belecthor II
2752 - 2872
2782 - 2882


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2700 Died: T.A. 2811
Preceded by:
20th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 27632811
Followed by:
Belecthor II