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'''Bergil''' ([[Sindarin|S.]] "Valiant star"), born around [[Third Age 3010|T.A. 3010]], is the eldest son of [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]] of [[Gondor]]. A boy at the time of the [[War of the Ring]], he accompanied [[Peregrin Took]] when he first arrived in the city of [[Minas Tirith]].  He led Pippin to the gates of Minas Tirith to view the men from the various provinces of Gondor coming to reinforce the city against the impending siege.  In [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], Bergil and his father were both left out, their deeds transferred to Peregrin and [[Gandalf]].
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'''Bergil''' ([[Sindarin|S.]] "Valiant star"), born around [[Third Age 3010|T.A. 3010]], was the eldest son of [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]] of [[Gondor]]. A boy at the time of the [[War of the Ring]], he accompanied [[Peregrin Took]] when he first arrived in the city of [[Minas Tirith]].  He led Pippin to the gates of Minas Tirith to view the men from the various provinces of Gondor coming to reinforce the city against the impending siege.  In [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], Bergil and his father were both left out, their deeds transferred to Peregrin and [[Gandalf]].
 
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Of Bergil's fate the book and its appendices tell nothing. His younger brother [[Borlas]] is central to "''[[The New Shadow]]''", the soon-abandoned draft for [[The Lord of the Rings]] sequel published in ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]''.
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Revision as of 20:36, 14 May 2009

Bergil (S. "Valiant star"), born around T.A. 3010, was the eldest son of Beregond of Gondor. A boy at the time of the War of the Ring, he accompanied Peregrin Took when he first arrived in the city of Minas Tirith. He led Pippin to the gates of Minas Tirith to view the men from the various provinces of Gondor coming to reinforce the city against the impending siege. In Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings, Bergil and his father were both left out, their deeds transferred to Peregrin and Gandalf.