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Battle of the Gladden Fields

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{{battle
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| name= Battle of the Gladden Fields
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| conflict= Post-[[War of the Last Alliance|Alliance War]]
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| date= III 2
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| result=Death of Isildur, loss of the [[One Ring]]
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| place= Gladden Fields, north of Rohan
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| side1=*Isildur's Guard
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| side2=*[[Orc]]s
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| commanders1=*[[Isildur]]
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| commanders2=*Unknown
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| forces1=*Isildur
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*Military escort
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| forces2=*Orc infantry
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*Orc archers
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| casual1=*Isildur
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*Entire escort save two
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| casual2=*Unknown
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|}}
 
The '''Battle of Gladden Fields''' was an ambush on [[Isildur]] and his personal guard.  During the last stand, Isildur put on the [[One Ring]] and tried to swim the [[Anduin]].  But the Ring slipped off his finger as he swam, and as he rose out of the water in the moonlight prowling [[Orcs]] shot him.  Only two of the ambushed survived, one of which was his esquire which brought the shards of [[Narsil]] to [[Rivendell]].
 
The '''Battle of Gladden Fields''' was an ambush on [[Isildur]] and his personal guard.  During the last stand, Isildur put on the [[One Ring]] and tried to swim the [[Anduin]].  But the Ring slipped off his finger as he swam, and as he rose out of the water in the moonlight prowling [[Orcs]] shot him.  Only two of the ambushed survived, one of which was his esquire which brought the shards of [[Narsil]] to [[Rivendell]].
  
 
[[Category:Battles]]
 
[[Category:Battles]]

Revision as of 18:23, 4 September 2006

Battle of the Gladden Fields
Conflict: Post-Alliance War
Date: III 2
Place: Gladden Fields, north of Rohan
Outcome: Death of Isildur, loss of the One Ring
Combatants
  • Isildur's Guard
Commanders
  • Unknown
Strength
  • Isildur
  • Military escort
  • Orc infantry
  • Orc archers
Casualties
  • Isildur
  • Entire escort save two
  • Unknown

The Battle of Gladden Fields was an ambush on Isildur and his personal guard. During the last stand, Isildur put on the One Ring and tried to swim the Anduin. But the Ring slipped off his finger as he swam, and as he rose out of the water in the moonlight prowling Orcs shot him. Only two of the ambushed survived, one of which was his esquire which brought the shards of Narsil to Rivendell.