Argonui

by Daeron-(V)
September 14, 2002

Man > Kings > Chieftains > Arathorn I > Argonui > Arador

    Argonui was the thirteenth Chieftain of the Dunedain, who became so when his father, Arathorn I, was slain by wolves.
    At the end of his reign, he saw the beginning of the Fell Winter.
    He was succeeded by his son Arador, who was the grandfather of Aragorn II Elessar.

Reference: The Return of the King
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Argonui addendum
by Varda-(Valar)
January 18, 2017

    Argonui reigned from 2848 to 2912.

2848 Arathorn I killed by wolves and Argonui became the thirteenth Chieftain.
2911 November the Fell Winter of the Third Age began. Many rivers freeze, including the Baranduin. White Wolves from the north invade Eriador. (App B)
2912 Argonui dies (RotK Appendix A (ii) "The Realms in Exile" Northern Line)
2912 terrible flooding due to melting at the end of the Fell Winter. Enedwaith and Minhiriath are devastated. Tharbad is ruined and deserted. (App B)

References:
    RotK Appendix A (ii) "The Realms in Exile" Northern Line
    Return of the King Appendix B's timeline
    Return of the King Appendix
(RotK version copyright 1994)

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