doomsman

doomsman

(ˈduːmsmən)
n, pl -men
obsolete a judge or umpire
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The Doomsman (1906), by Van Tassel Sutphen, is set ninety years after the cataclysmic Terror of 1925.
Closely tied in with the notion of judgment as one's fate or doom is the personification thereof, as is transparent, for example, in Mandos, "the Doomsman of the Valar" (19).
In The Silmarillion, we know that the Doomsman of the Valar, Mandos, pronounces his dooms "only at the bidding of Manwe" (19).