Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)
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|Birth||T.A. 2576 |
|Rule||T.A. 2655 - 2685 (30 years)|
|Death||T.A. 2685 (aged 109)|
|House||House of Húrin|
Orodreth (Third Age 2576 – 2685, aged 109 years) was the sixteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.
Orodreth was the son of Belecthor I. As many of the Ruling Stewards were named after legendary figures of the First Age Orodreth was named after the Elf-lord of Nargothrond.
Upon the death of his father in T.A. 2655, he succeeded him as the Ruling Steward. He ruled during an apparently peaceful and uneventful period for he Kingdom. He had one son, Ecthelion, who succeeded him.
2515 - 2628
2545 - 2655
2576 - 2685
2600 - 2698
2626 - 2743
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 203
House of Húrin
|16th Ruling Steward of Gondor|
T.A. 2655 - 2685