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Herion

Herion
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2037
RuleT.A. 2116 - 2148 (32 years)
DeathT.A. 2148 (aged 111)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageEradan
ChildrenBelegorn
Physical Description
GenderMale

Herion (Third Age 2037[1]2148,[2] aged 111 years) was the third Ruling Steward of Gondor.

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[edit] History

He ruled for thirty-two years during the time known as the Watchful Peace,[3] and was succeeded by his son Belegorn.

[edit] Etymology

Herion is a Sindarin name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack and David Salo suggest it is a compound of hîr ("lord") and -ion ("son").[4]

[edit] Genealogy

Mardil Voronwë
1960 - 2080
 
 
 
 
Eradan
1999 - 2116
 
 
 
 
HERION
2037 - 2148
 
 
 
 
Belegorn
2074 - 2204
 
 
 
 
Húrin I
2124 - 2244


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 204
  2. 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 B, "The Third Age"
  4. Paul Strack, "S. Herion m.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 5 February 2022)
Herion
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2037 Died: T.A. 2148
Preceded by:
Eradan
3rd Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2116 - 2148
Followed by:
Belegorn