Twenty-second Prince of DolAmroth, in the fief of Belfalas, during the War of the Ring. Born in 2955 of the ThirdAge, died in year 34 of the FourthAge. He was the son of Adrahil, and sister to Finduilas, wife of Denethor II. Thus, he was the uncle of Boromir and Faramir.

He was "of high blood, and his folk also, tall men and proud with sea-grey eyes." His token was a Ship and a Silver Swan, and he led a company of knights in full armor.

During the siege of Gondor, he led the sally that saved the remnant of Faramir's men. He carried Faramir to the WhiteTower himself, saying to Denethor, "Your son has returned, lord, after great deeds." During the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, he met those who bore Théoden and Éowyn, and recognized that Éowyn still lived. After the battle, he rode back to the city with Aragorn and Éomer. "These three were unscathed, for such was their fortune and the skill and might of their arms, and few indeed had dared to abide them or look on their faces in the hour of their wrath." Not wishing to lay his claim to the Kingship before the war was won, Aragorn asked Imrahil to take command of MinasTirith, and the banner of DolAmroth flew from the Tower. Legolas meets him, saying, "It is long since the people of Nimrodel left the woodlands of Lórien, and yet still one may see that not all sailed from Amroth's havens west over water." To Gimli, Legolas also comments, "That is a fair lord and a great captain of men. If Gondor has such men still in these days of fading, great must have been its glory in the days of its rising."

During the Council of War held by Aragorn, Gandalf, Imrahil, Éomer and the sons of Elrond, Aragorn refuses to demand the allegiance of any. Imrahil responds, "As for me, the Lord Aragorn I hold to be my liege-lord, whether he claim it or no. His wish is to me a command." After ensuring that Gondor will be guarded, he leads its army with Aragorn to battle before the Black Gate.

"Surely," he cried, "this is the greatest jest in all the history of Gondor: that we should ride with seven thousands, scarce as many as the vanguard of its army in the days of its power, to assail the mountains and the impenetrable gate of the Black Land! So might a child threaten a mail-clad knight with a bow of string and green willow! If the DarkLord knows so much as you say, Mithrandir, will he not rather smile than fear, and with his little finger crush us like a fly that tries to sting him?"

During the battle in Mordor, Imrahil stood with his men and the Rohirrim and afterwards sat at the King's Table on the {Field of Cormallen}?. Although not mentioned by name, he was undoubtedly present at Aragorn's coronation.

While the name of his wife is unknown, he had three sons: Elphir?, who succeeded his father as Prince, Erchirion?, and Amrothos, and one daughter, Lothíriel?, who married King Éomer of Rohan.[1]

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[1] This is taken from a family tree made by Tolkien and printed in The Peoples of Middle-earth. There are several versions of the history of the Princes of DolAmroth which differ slightly in dates and names, so this is a bit uncertain.

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