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Dates
Established during the reign of Rómendacil I (who ruled Gondor III 492 - III 541)
Origins
An office created by King Rómendacil I of Gondor
Race
Division
Culture
Family
From the time of King Minardil, holders of the title Arandur were selected from the House of Húrin
Pronunciation
'a'randoor'
Meaning
Literally 'King's Servant', though usually translated 'Steward'
Other names
Steward of Gondor, Steward of the King; after the loss of Eärnur in III 2050, the title became synonymous with Ruling Steward
Title of
Numerous Men from the sixth century of the Third Age

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  • Updated 8 October 1029
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Arandur

King’s Servant’

A title literally meaning 'King's Servant'. This was the actual title of the Stewards of Gondor - 'Steward' is an English approximation of the Elvish Arandur.


See also...

Seal of the Stewards

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  • Updated 8 October 1029
  • Updates planned: 1

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