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Encyclopedia > Lords of Andúnië

In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Lords of Andúnië were the rulers of a noble house of Númenor. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ...


The Lords of Andúnië — named for their ancentral home of Andúnië — were descended from Silmariën, daughter and oldest child of Tar-Elendil the fourth King of Númenor. The laws of Númenor at that time would not allow her to rule as queen, so she wedded Elatan of Andúnië and took up residence there. Their son Valandil would be named the first Lord of Andúnië. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Andúnië was an important city and port in the realm of Númenor, located on the Bay of Andúnië in the Andustar region, Andúnie was initially the chief city of Númenor, as it was the haven where the... Tar-Elendil (350 - 751 S.A., r 590 - 740 S.A.) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, the fictional universe created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...


Throughout the Second Age, the Lords of Andúnië became leaders of the Elendili, or Elf-friends, for remaining friends with the Elf and faithful to the Valar. This was despite opposition and eventually persecution from the King's Men. The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Elendili or Elf-friends are, in the fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, a faction of Númenóreans who advocated continued friendship with the Elves. ... The Elves (always pluralized as such, never Elfs) are one of the races that appear in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... Different people known as the Kings Men: Kings Men was William Shakespeares playing company, together with Richard Burbage et al. ...


At the end of the Second Age, Númenor's estrangement from the Elves and the Valar under the evil guidance of Sauron corrupted Númenorean society. Seeking pardon of the Valar for the wickedness of the Númenóreans, Amandil the Faithful, Lord of Andúnië, sailed into the west but was never heard of again. The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... Amandil is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ...


His son Elendil, the last Lord of Andúnië, did not join Ar-Pharazôn's grand armada to attack Valinor, and instead fled with his sons Isildur and Anárion and many of the Faithful to Middle-earth, where they founded the lines of the Kings of Gondor and Arnor. In Middle-earth, the fantasy universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, Elendil was a heroic figure. ... A map of Aman and Valinor A fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Valinor (meaning Land of the Valar) is the realm of the Valar in Aman, the place to which they moved after being driven from Almaren by Melkor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, Isildur was a Dúnadan of Númenor, elder son of Elendil. ... Anárion is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, born S.A. 3219 and slain S.A. 3440 (lived 221 years). ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... This is a list of kings of Gondor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...


Elendil brought with him the Sceptre of Andúnië, the instrument of his lordship, which became a hereditary emblem of royal authority in Arnor, along with the Ring of Barahir. It later became known as the Sceptre of Annúminas and by the Third Age thought to be the oldest artifact made by Men in Middle-earth. In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, Arnor, or the Northern Kingdom, was a kingdom of the Dúnedain in the land of Eriador in Middle-earth. ... Ring of Barahir is a fictional ring from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... The Third Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ...


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  • The Lords of Andúnië - a proposal (http://members.ozemail.com.au/~sdgeard/andun01.html) by Stephen Geard estimates the ages and number of the Lords, and proposed placeholder names for them.

 
 

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