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Battle of the Lammoth

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Battle of the Lammoth
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Conflict: Wars of Beleriand
Date: F.A. 1
Place: The Lammoth
Outcome: Defeat of the Orcs
Combatants

Fingolfin and Exiles

Morgoth's Orcs

Commanders

Fingolfin, his sons and the sons of Finarfin

Unknown Orc commander

Strength

5000+(?)

10,000+(?)

Casualties

Argon, otherwise very few

Unknown

The Battle of the Lammoth was a late-developed battle that was fought in the Lammoth. According to The Shibboleth of Fëanor, when Fingolfin and his host arrived in Middle-earth they fought this battle against the Orcs. During the conflict Argon, Fingolfin's youngest child, fell.

In the published Silmarillion this battle does not exist, as it was only mentioned late in Tolkien's life.