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King of the Dúnedain

Elros and his descendants

A title given to the Kings of Númenor, of whom Elros was the first. He was surnamed Tar-Minyatur 'King, First Lord' in token of this. The title definitely applied to the Kings of Númenor, and presumably also to their descendants in Middle-earth. Though the title is never explicitly used for any King after the Downfall, Isildur is at one point given the similar title 'King of all the Dúnedain'.

For a list of all the Kings of Elros' line, see the entry for King of Númenor. For lists of later Kings of the Dúnedain in Middle-earth, see the entries for King of Arnor, King of Arthedain and King of Gondor.


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