King of Nargothrond

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King of Nargothrond was the ruler of the city and its kingdom.[1] The King sat in the throne of Nargothrond and wore a silver crown.[2]

The title begun by Finrod Felagund of the House of Finarfin, who founded the citadel and realm of Nargothrond. Finrod was overlord of all the Elves of West Beleriand (except the Falathrim, who were Sindar ruled by Círdan the Shipwright), and his vassals were Angrod and Aegnor, who ruled in Dorthonion, and Orodreth, who was the Warden of Minas Tirith.[1] He later gave his silver crown to Orodreth, abdicating his Kingship in order to leave and fulfill his oath to Beren of the House of Beor.[2]

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