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The eighteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor

Belecthor I
Ecthelion I

Extended genealogy of Egalmoth, showing his descent from Ruling Steward Belecthor I through Belecthor's daughter Morwen, and hence his inheritance of the office of Steward on the death of the childless Ecthelion I.

Stewards of Gondor

The eighteenth Steward to rule over Gondor, the great-grandson of Belecthor I, Egalmoth succeeded the childless Ecthelion I as his nearest living kin. In his time, it seems, Orcs began to trouble Gondor once again, and Egalmoth's armies went to war with this new foe. In III 2710, Egalmoth received a plea for aid from Déor of Rohan, who was himself greatly troubled by the Dunlendings, but the Orc-wars kept Egalmoth from sending help. He was succeeded as Steward by his son Beren.

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