Boromir (Steward of Gondor)
|Birth||T.A. 2410 |
|Rule||T.A. 2477 - 2489 (12 years)|
|Death||T.A. 2489 (aged 79)|
|House||House of Húrin|
|Siblings||2 older sisters|
Boromir was the third child of Denethor I and succeeded his father upon his death in T.A. 2477. He inherited a realm under siege. Ithilien had been lost to fierce Uruk-hai, and Boromir fought several extensive campaigns to win back the land. Eventually he succeeded, but Ithilien remained depopulated, Osgiliath was finally ruined and its stone-bridge was broken.
Boromir was a great captain, even the Witch-king feared him. He was noble and fair of face, a man strong in body and in will. But he received a Morgul-wound in that war which shortened his days. He became shrunken with pain and died twelve years after his father.
2290 - 2412
2328 - 2435
2375 - 2477
2410 - 2489
2449 - 2567
2480 - 2605
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
- ↑ 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"
- ↑ 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
|11th Ruling Steward of Gondor|
T.A. 2477 – 2489