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Baldor

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==History==
 
==History==
With his father, Baldor explored [[Rohan]], and came to [[Harrowdale]]. They found the [[Paths of the Dead]]. Surprised by a riddle from an old man that forbade them passage, he became curious. At the inaugeration of [[Meduseld]] in [[Third Age 2569|T.A. 2569]], he vowed to pass the [[Dark Door]]. He did so a year later, and was never seen again alive.  
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With his father, Baldor explored [[Rohan]], and came to [[Harrowdale]]. They found the [[Paths of the Dead]]. Surprised by a riddle from an old man that forbade them passage, he became curious. At the inaugeration of [[Meduseld]] in [[Third Age 2569|T.A. 2569]], he vowed to pass the [[Dark Door]]. He did so a year later, and was never seen again alive.<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
  
Early March [[Third Age 3019|T.A. 3019]], [[Aragorn]] and the [[Grey Company]] found the golden-clad knight. His legs were broken, and his sword was notched.   
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Early March [[Third Age 3019|T.A. 3019]], [[Aragorn]] and the [[Grey Company]] found the golden-clad knight. His legs were broken, and his sword was notched.<ref>{{RK|Debate}}</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 18:07, 14 November 2010

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Baldor the Hapless
Rohir
Biographical Information
DeathT.A. 2570
Family
ParentageBrego
Physical Description
GenderMale

Baldor the Hapless was the prideful son of Brego and grandson of Eorl the Young.

History

With his father, Baldor explored Rohan, and came to Harrowdale. They found the Paths of the Dead. Surprised by a riddle from an old man that forbade them passage, he became curious. At the inaugeration of Meduseld in T.A. 2569, he vowed to pass the Dark Door. He did so a year later, and was never seen again alive.[1]

Early March T.A. 3019, Aragorn and the Grey Company found the golden-clad knight. His legs were broken, and his sword was notched.[2]

Portrayal in Adaptations

1979: The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series):

The Grey Company encounters Baldor's corpse in the Paths of the Death.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Last Debate"