King of Númenor

 / King of Numenor
   Ruler of ancient Westernesse.
   The title of twenty-two lords of the Númenóreans (there were also three ruling Queens of Númenor), from Elros Tar-Minyatur down through the long years of the Second Age to Ar-Pharazôn the Golden, who brought about the Downfall.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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