Phalorm (known as the Realm of Three Crowns) was a kingdom in Northwest Faerûn made up of dwarves, elves, gnomes, halflings and humans.

The kingdom was formed in 523 DR at the Council of Axe and Arrow, a council to deal with the growing orc problem in the area. Dwarves from Dardath, elves from the Ardeep Forest, gnomes from Dolblunde, halflings from Mieritin and humans from Delimbiyran collectively agreed to form a kingdom.[1]

Ulbaerag Bloodhand of Bloodhand Hold (later Waterdeep) rejected the opportunity to join the kingdom, but this decision was reversed later by his son.[1]

The kingdom was destroyed by the Horde of the Wastes in 615 DR.[1]

Javilarhh I, "the Dark" Born: 479DR Reigned: 511DR-528DR
Darnorth I Born: 502DR Reigned: 528DR-559DR
Darnorth II Born: 530DR Reigned: 559DR-594DR
Javilarhh II Born: 563DR Reigned: 594DR-646DR
Haryd I Born: 599DR Reigned: 646DR-665DR
Haryd II, "the Brave" Born: 627DR Reigned: 665DR-688DR
Haryd III Born: 655DR Reigned: 688DR-695DR
Davyd I Born: 677DR Reigned: 695DR-697DR

Another realm unifying humans, dwarves, and elves, now fallen. The Kingdom of Man lasted only two brief generations, following the fall of Phalorm.

It was survived by seven “splinter kingdoms” known as Calandor, Ellermere, Harpshield, Loravatha, Scathril, Stonegard, and Talmost; all of these have also fallen.

The death of the monarch of Delimbiyran was something that a cabal of Sharran assassins, the Hand of Loss, had planned for more than twenty winters since their formation in the Year of the Shrouded Slayer (671DR). The Hand of Loss was created by Baelthara Kelkarn, one of the True Servants of Shar, who had submitted herself to the service of Lalondra Worul. Baelthara worked dark magic to put the five assassins of the Hand into spellthrall and history records only the names of two of them: Arthun Lemast, "the Shadeblade", and Drannar of Merilth (a now-ruined town that was located on the Sword Coast, south of the Troll Hills, about mid-way between present-day Lathtarl's Lantern and Roaringshore, known to have been destroyed in an assault by the young green dragon Halathormagarl in the Year of the Bloody Stone [775DR]. Halathormagarl is thought to live still, her lair deep within the northern fringes of the Wood of Sharp Teeth, but she has not been seen for centuries). The transformation of Lalondra into a lich brought about the death of Baelthara and in turn caused the members of the Hand of Loss to go insane. They commenced an orgy of slayings that culminated in them assaulting the royal holding of Brightoaks, a manor house on the western fringes of the Misty Forest, and its surrounds in the hope of drawing King Davyd out of Delimbiyran.

Their gambit worked all too well and Davyd rode with a hastily gathered retinue of men-at-arms and personal manservants to come to the aid of his sister Garantha who was spending the summer months there when she had sent word that the nearby villagers of Telthin's Mill were being attacked by strange "shadow creatures" and that members of the royal servant household at Brightoaks had begun to disappear. By the time Davyd and his party arrived, the Hand of Loss had done its work - the occupants of the manor were all slain and the place had been prepared with a host of deadly traps. It is unknown how Davyd met his end exactly, for he and his party were slain to the man, but his head was delivered by magic to the palace gates of Delimbiyran, the mark of Shar branded on his shaved pate.

His death saw an instant power vacuum in the realm (he had died without producing an heir) and there was no immediate successor to take power. By the time the Sharran turmoil had been quelled a handful of nobles claimed the throne but none were able to assume the mantle of power before the orcs swept down in a sea of fire and slaughter in 702DR. What were left were isolated towns, villages and cities with no common purpose and intent on survival. The Kingdom of Man as a unified realm of the Sword Coast North was finished.

The city of Delimbiyran was one of the 'three crowns' of Phalorm, representing the humans of that kingdom. Near the end of Phalorm's existence, Delimbiyran had grown beyond the need for allies and, indeed their elven peers from Ardeep had left the kingdom to travel to Evermeet and their severely depopulated dwarven allies had retreated from the area, effectively putting an end to the realm. The humans allowed any of the gnomes and halflings of Phalorm who wanted to stay in the alliance to do so as long as they swore fealty to king Javilarhh II, who founded the Kingdom of Man, officially called Delimbiyran after his capital city. This new realm was to encompass all the land that belonged to Phalorm.

Phalorm had been constantly beset by the orcs of the surrounding areas and so Delimbiyran spent the next fifty five years building defensive castles and sending out constant raids into the Sword Mountains and southern High Moor where the orcs lived. This period became known as the 'Endless Battle'.

In 697 DR, Sharran clergy up and down the entire Sword Coast rioted after their high priestess foolishly killed the entire senior clergy of the church in the region in an effort to turn herself into a lich. The current king, King Davyd ordered his troops to clamp down on the violence which in turn, inspired a fanatic to martyr himself by assassinating him. Davyd died without an heir and the nobles began to squabble, which eventually turned into a civil war. The kingdom collapsed into petty kingdoms of proud nobles. The next year, orc raiders from the High Forest swept down and quickly overran the splinter kingdoms until the Duke of Calandor (secretly backed by the Covenant) united the disparate duchys to repel the orcs. The same year, the human's gnomish allies in Dolblunde abandoned their city after it was attacked by worshipers of Urdlen[1]. The attempt succeeded but that was the end of the Kingdom of Man.

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