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Bergil

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Bergil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LanguageWestron
BirthAround T.A. 3009
Family
ParentageBeregond
SiblingsBorlas
Physical Description
GenderMale
Bergil was a boy of Minas Tirith.

Contents

History

Bergil was 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 Pippin 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.[1]

Etymology

Bergil is Sindarin for "Valiant star".

Genealogy

 
 
Baranor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beregond[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergil
 
Borlas[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unnamed
daughter
[2]
 
Berelach[2]


Portrayal in Adaptations

1956: The Lord of the Rings (1956 radio series):

The role of Bergil was played by a young David Hemmings.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The New Shadow"