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Lord of the Mundburg

A title for the Steward of Gondor

Among the Rohirrim, the city of Minas Tirith was known as the Mundburg, an approximate translation of its name into their own tongue. The ruler of that city they therefore knew as the Lord of the Mundburg. The title is rare, but appears most prominently among the words of the Oath of Eorl, in which Eorl the Young swore unending fealty between his own people and the Gondorians. The Lord of the Mundburg at that time was Steward Cirion, and Eorl's oath was made in response to his gift of Calenardhon, the land that would became known as Rohan.


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