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King of Nargothrond

King of Nargothrond was the ruler of the city and its kingdom. The King sat in the throne of Nargothrond and wore a silver crown.[1]

The title begun by Finrod Felagund, who founded the citadel and realm of Nargothrond. Finrod was overlord of all the Elves of West Beleriand (except the Falathrim, who were Sindar and ruled by Cirdan).[2] He later gave his silver crown to Orodreth in order to leave and fulfill his oath to Beren.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"