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Black Serpent

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[[Image:Anke Eissmann - The Black Serpent founders.jpg|thumb|300px|''Falling of the Black Serpent'' by [[Anke Eissmann]].]]
 
[[Image:Anke Eissmann - The Black Serpent founders.jpg|thumb|300px|''Falling of the Black Serpent'' by [[Anke Eissmann]].]]
The '''Black Serpent''' was a standard of the [[Haradrim]], and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of [[Men]]. It was described as a black serpent upon a [[field (heraldry)|field]] of red.
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The '''Black Serpent''' was a standard of the [[Haradrim]], and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of [[Men]]. It was described as a black serpent upon a [[Uncommon words|field]] of red.
 
    
 
    
 
At the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]] the great commander of the Haradrim was called the '''Black Serpent'''.  He was slain by King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]] just before his death.
 
At the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]] the great commander of the Haradrim was called the '''Black Serpent'''.  He was slain by King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]] just before his death.

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The Black Serpent was a standard of the Haradrim, and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of Men. It was described as a black serpent upon a field of red.

At the Battle of the Pelennor Fields the great commander of the Haradrim was called the Black Serpent. He was slain by King Théoden of Rohan just before his death.