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> Vardamir > Tar-Amandil
Vardamir was the son of Elros Tar-Minyatur.
offered the sceptre, Vardamir refused it in favor of his son, Amandil.
Therefore he was given the title of second king of the Dunedain of
Numenor just long enough to pass it to his son.
Reference: Return of the King