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Celebrindor

Celebrindor
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Arthedain
LocationArthedain
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 1062
RuleT.A. 1191 - 1272
DeathT.A. 1272 (aged 210)
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageCelepharn
ChildrenMalvegil
Physical Description
GenderMale

Celebrindor (T.A. 1062[1] - T.A. 1272,[2] died aged 210) was the fifth King of Arthedain.

[edit] History

Celebrindor was the son of Celepharn, and came to the throne of Arthedain upon his father's death in 1191.[2] His reign as king was uneventful, as relations between the other realms of Arnor - Cardolan and Rhudaur - were good, and no evil threatened the realm yet - it was after Celebrindor's death that Angmar started to pose a threat to the peoples of Arnor.[3]

Celebrindor died in 1272 after ruling the Northern Kingdom for eighty-one years. He was succeeded by his son Malvegil upon his death.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Celebrindor is a Sindarin name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it means "Silver-lord" and is a combination of celebrin ("silver", "like silver [in hue or worth]") and the suffixal form -dor ("king", "lord").[4]

[edit] Genealogy

Mallor
895 - 1110
 
 
 
 
Celepharn
979 - 1191
 
 
 
 
CELEBRINDOR
1062 - 1272
 
 
 
 
Malvegil
1144 - 1349
 
 
 
 
Argeleb I
1226 - 1356


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 193
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur"
  4. Paul Strack, "S. Celebrindor m.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 3 February 2022)
Celebrindor
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 1062 Died: T.A. 1272
Preceded by:
Celepharn
13th Heir of Isildur
T.A. 1191 - 1272
Followed by:
Malvegil
5th King of Arthedain
T.A. 1191 - 1272