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Túrin II

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Túrin II
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2815
RuleT.A. 2882 - 2914 (32 years)
DeathT.A. 2914 (aged 99)
HouseHouse of Húrin
Physical Description
Túrin II (Third Age 2815[1]2914,[2] aged 99 years) was the twenty-third Ruling Steward of Gondor.

[edit] History

Túrin succeeded his father Thorondir at his death in T.A. 2882.[2] Ithilien was further deserted because of infestation by Orcs of Mordor. It was Túrin who built secret refuges for his soldiers in Ithilien, of which Henneth Annûn was the longest guarded and manned. He also fortified the isle of Cair Andros to defend Anórien.[1][3]

During his time also Harondor was occupied by the Haradrim and there was fighting along the river Poros, until in 2885 they invaded Ithilien was invaded in great strength. His ally King Folcwine of Rohan fulfilled the Oath of Eorl and sent many men to Gondor. With their aid Túrin won a victory at the crossing of the river, though the princes Fastred and Folcred were slain.[4][3]

Túrin was followed by his son Turgon at his death in 2914.[2]

[edit] Genealogy

Belecthor II
2752 - 2872
2782 - 2882
2815 - 2914
2855 - 2953
Ecthelion II
2886 - 2984


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil"
  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 Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
Túrin II
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2815 Died: T.A. 2914
Preceded by:
23rd Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2882 - 2914
Followed by: