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The Kingdom of Lordaeron
Lordaeron

Ruler

King Terenas Menethil II (dec.)
Queen Madelynne I (contested)

Capital

Capital City (formerly, now known as the Undercity)

Affiliation

The Grand Alliance

Status

Destroyed

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Lordaeron
Lordaeron

Lands

Capital City · Tirisfal Glades · Silverpine Forest · Hillsbrad Foothills · Plaguelands · Stratholme

Organizations

Lordaeron Army (GAN, Argent, RestoredLordaeron Navy · Scarlet Crusade · Cult of the Damned · Argent Crusade · Argent Dawn · Order of the Silver Hand · House of Nobles · Kingdom of Lordaeron · Forsaken

See also, House of Menethil, Lordaeron Peerage, Lordaeron Organizations, Argent Lordaeron

Lordaeron was a human kingdom that lead the Alliance of Lordaeron during the Second War. Although some claim its name is supposedly derived from a combination of words stemming from the human, dwarvish, and elvish languages: "lorn" (in Dwarven) meaning "land", "daer" (in Common) meaning "people" and "ronae" (in Thalassian meaning peaceful, the official history books state that it is named after Lordain, one of Emperor Thoradin's Generals and "brothers".


"Here lies King Terenas Menethil II -- Last True King of Lordaeron.

Great were his deeds -- long was his reign -- unthinkable was his death.

May the Father lie blameless for the deeds of the son.

May the bloodied crown stay lost and forgotten."

- Inscription upon King Terenas' Grave

History Edit


During the Second War, Lordaeron provided refuge to Lord Anduin Lothar and the people of Stormwind under his charge following that kingdom's destruction at the end of the First War. During the Second War, Lordaeron spearheaded the Alliance's campaign against the Orcish Horde of Orgrim Doomhammer. Lordaeron was almost entirely destroyed as a result of Prince Arthas Menethil's betrayal and subsequent invasion by the Undead Scourge during the Third War.


Current Status Edit


CiudadLordaeron

The Capital City

Today the former kingdom's territory lays, for the most part, in complete ruins. Despite this, the land is hotly contested between a variety of competing forces, including:

Although the League of Lordaeron and Kingdom of Lordaeron Restored both possess different notions of how Lordaeron should be redeemed, they both stand together in some form of unity under the banner of the Alliance, as opposed to the Crusade, Forsaken, and Scourge, which all make up competing and seperate interests.

Over the course of the years other organizations sporadically appeared and started laying claim to land that was previously part of the Kingdom of Lordaeron.

These new forces consist of:

These new orders all have some tie back to the Scarlet Crusade.

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