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Encyclopedia > Stewards of Gondor

The Stewards of Gondor were rulers from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium of Middle-earth. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ...


Steward was the traditional title of a chief counsellor to one of the Kings of Gondor. During the time of the Steward Pelendur, from the famous House of Húrin, this title became hereditary, passing the station of counsellor from father to son, much like the Kingship. This is a list of kings of Gondor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Lord of the Rings, Pelendur was Steward of Gondor in the year 1944 Third Age. ...


The House of Húrin was founded by one Húrin of Emyn Arnen, Steward to King Minardil, the twenty-fifth King of Gondor. They were of high Númenórean blood, but not descendants of Elendil in the ruling line. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Emyn Arnen is a series of hills in Ithilien, Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth Minardil is the twenty-fifth King of Gondor. ... Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ... In Middle-earth, the fantasy universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, Elendil was a heroic figure. ...


After the death of King Eärnur, who left no heir to the throne of Gondor, the Steward Mardil Voronwë became the first of the Ruling Stewards. Mardil was the first of the Stewards to administer Gondor, and his descendants did so for 25 generations. Eärnur is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, the thirty-third and last King of Gondor. ... Gondor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Mardil Voronwë was the first Ruling Steward of Gondor. ...


The Stewards watched over the throne until it could be reclaimed by a true King of Gondor, an heir of Elendil. When asked by his son Boromir how long must pass before a Steward could become a King, if the King did not return, Denethor II replied, "Few years, maybe, in other places of less royalty … In Gondor ten thousand years would not suffice" (reported by Faramir in The Two Towers). Boromir in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, played by Sean Bean Boromir (T.A. 2978-3019), a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, was the eldest son of Denethor, last ruling Steward of Gondor in the Third Age of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Denethor II is the twenty-sixth and last Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... The Two Towers is the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings. ...


The Stewards never sat on the throne of the King; instead, they sat on a simple chair of black stone placed below it. The symbol of their office was a white rod.


The Quenya name of the title is Arandur: "Servant of the King". Text in Quenya, written in the Tengwar and Latin alphabets Quenya is one of the languages spoken by the Elves in J. R. R. Tolkiens work. ...


Ruling Stewards of Gondor

The following is a list of the Ruling Stewards of Gondor. (All dates are from the Third Age.) The Third Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ...

  1. Mardil Voronwë "the Steadfast" (2029–2080)
  2. Eradan (2080–2116)
  3. Herion (2116–2148)
  4. Belegorn (2148–2204)
  5. Húrin I (2204–2244)
  6. Túrin I (2244–2278)
  7. Hador (2278–2395)
  8. Barahir (2395–2412)
  9. Dior (2412–2435)
  10. Denethor I (2435–2477)
  11. Boromir (2477–2489)
  12. Cirion (2489–2567)
  13. Hallas (2567–2605)
  14. Húrin II (2605–2628)
  15. Belecthor I (2628–2655)
  16. Orodreth (2655–2685)
  17. Ecthelion I (2685–2698)
  18. Egalmoth (2698–2743)
  19. Beren (2743–2763)
  20. Beregond (2763–2811)
  21. Belecthor II (2811–2872)
  22. Thorondir (2872–2882)
  23. Túrin II (2882–2914)
  24. Turgon (2914–2953)
  25. Ecthelion II (2953–2984)
  26. Denethor II (2984–3019)

Soon after the death of Denethor II, Aragorn Elessar was crowned King. The Steward Faramir, son of Denethor II, surrendered to the King his rod of office, but it was returned to him. Faramir nominally ruled briefly as Steward until Elessar's coronation, but since Faramir rested in the Houses of Healing, Prince Imrahil of Dol Amroth took his place much of that time. Though Faramir became Steward a month and a half before Elessar became King, Faramir is not considered one of the Ruling Stewards. King Elessar confirmed in Faramir and his descendants the office of Steward of Gondor, and granted him in addition the Princedom of Ithilien, ensuring his line a position as counsellor of the King. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Mardil Voronwë was the first Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, several Stewards of Gondor ruled during the Watchful Peace, and little is recorded about their reign. ... Denethor I is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the tenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Boromir is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the eleventh Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, Cirion, son of Boromir I, was the twelfth ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Hallas is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the thirteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Húrin II was the fourteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Belecthor I is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Orodreth is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the sixteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Ecthelion is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the seventeenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Egalmoth is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the eighteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Beren is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the nineteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... For the Lord of the Rings character with this name, see Beregond (Captain). ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Belecthor II was the twenty-first Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Thorondir was the twenty-second Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Túrin II was the twenty-third Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Turgon was the twenty-fourth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Ecthelion II is, in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the twenty-fifth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Denethor II is the twenty-sixth and last Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Aragorn (T.A. 2931 - F.A. 120) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Faramir (T.A. 2983 - F.A. 82) is a Steward of Gondor and first Prince of Ithilien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Houses of Healing were the houses that lay in the sixth circle of Minas Tirith, surrounded by lawns and trees, where the healers of Gondor did their work. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Imrahil was the twenty-second Prince of Dol Amroth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Dol Amroth was a princedom which formed part of the kingdom of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, Ithilien is a region and fiefdom of Gondor. ...


The original model for the Stewards of Gondor is probably the title of steward, a medieval king's follower in Europe. In England there arose a powerful office, that of Lord High Steward, which was the principle advisor to the monarch. The office has fallen into disuse, but remains to this day for coronations only. The position of Lord High Steward of England, not to be confused with the Lord Steward, a court functionary, is the first of the Great Officers of State. ...


See House of Hador and Húrin for information on the Húrin of the First Age. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the House of Marach or House of Hador was the Third House of the Edain. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Húrin (439-c. ...


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Stewards of Gondor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (482 words)
Steward was the traditional title of a chief counsellor to one of the Kings of Gondor.
The House of Húrin was founded by one Húrin of Emyn Arnen, Steward to King Minardil, the twenty-fifth King of Gondor.
King Elessar confirmed in Faramir and his descendants the office of Steward of Gondor, and granted him in addition the Princedom of Ithilien, ensuring his line a position as counsellor of the King.
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