House of Anárion
In the literary works of J. R. R. Tolkien the House of Anárion was the Royal House of Gondor, descended from Anárion, joint first King of Gondor with his elder brother Isildur who went north to Arnor. When the last King of Gondor died without an heir, the Stewards of the House of Húrin ruled in their stead for the next 969 years until the House of Elendil successfully reclaimed the Throne after the War of the Ring.
The Line of Anárion[edit | edit source]
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- Elendil and Gil-Galad died when they fought and cast down Sauron during the Siege of Barad-dûr.
- Isildur was slain at the Disaster of the Gladden Fields.
- Anárion was slain before Barad-dûr.
- It is said that Meneldil was Anárion's fourth child; the other three were not named.
- Meneldil was the last man born in Númenor.
- Tarostar Rómendacil I was slain fighting fresh hordes of Easterlings.
- Berúthiel, Tarannon's loveless queen, was eventually put on a boat and sent into exile. She and Tarannon had no children.
- Eärnil I drowned with many men and ships in a great storm off the haven of Umbar.
- Ciryandil was slain while besieging the haven of Umbar.
- Narmacil I died childless.
- Eldacar was disposed by Castamir the Usurper in 1437. He regained the throne in 1447.
- Castamir seized the throne in 1437 but was slain in battle by Eldacar in 1447.
- Ornendil was put to death by Castamir when Osgiliath was taken during the Kin-strife.
- Aldamir fell in battle with rebelling kings of Harad allied with the rebels of Umbar.
- Castamir's sons escaped from Eldacar, first holding out in Pelargir and then removing to Umbar.
- Minardil was killed by a raid on Pelargir staged by Angamaitë and Sangahyando, leaders of the Corsairs of Umbar and great-grandsons of Castamir.
- Telemnar and all his children died in the Great Plague.
- Narmacil II was killed in battle against the Wainriders north-east of the Morannon.
- Ondoher perished in renewed war against the Wainriders.
- Arvedui drowned in the Icebay of Forochel.
- Faramir disguised himself to join his father's army in the fight against the Wainriders and died while riding with a party of the Éothéod near the Dead Marshes.
- Artamir died by his father's side in battle against the Wainriders.
- Minohtar was slain by an arrow as the Wainriders poured into Ithilien after their victory over King Ondoher.
- Eärnur rode with a small escort of knights to Minas Morgul to meet the challenge of the Witch-king. He and his party were never heard from again.
- Aragorn I was slain by wolves in eastern Eriador.
- Arador was slain by trolls in the mountains north of Imladris.
- Descendant of a younger branch of Aranarth.
- Arathorn II was killed by an orc-arrow that pierced his eye.
See also[edit | edit source]
Others articles of the Topic Middle-earth : Fredegar Bolger, Thuringwethil, List of kings of Arnor, Eönwë, Eärnil II, House of Isildur, Fëa and hröa
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Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- The Collected Works of J. R. R. Tolkien
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