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Minastan

Minastin
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthAfter T.A. 1516
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageMinardil
SiblingsTelemnar
ChildrenTarondor
Physical Description
GenderMale

Minastan was the second son of King Minardil of Gondor.

[edit] History

In T.A. 1636[1] Minastan's elder brother Telemnar had sat on their father's throne for just two years when he died with all his heirs in the Great Plague.[2] Minastan had also died by this time - perhaps he too met his end in the Plague - but he left behind a surviving heir, Tarondor, who became the first King of a new line.[3]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Hyarmendacil II
1391 - 1621
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minardil
1454 - 1634
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telemnar
1516 - 1636
 
MINASTAN
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
children
unknown
 
Tarondor
1577 - 1798
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telumehtar Umbardacil
1632 - 1850

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"