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Boromir (Lord of Ladros)

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'''Boromir''' ({{FA|338}}-{{FA|432}}) was a descendant of [[Bëor|Bëor the Old]] and leader of the [[House of Bëor]], who became the lord of [[Ladros]] in [[Dorthonion]].
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'''Boromir''' ({{FA|338}}-{{FA|432}}) was son of [[Boron]] and grandson of [[Bëor|Bëor the Old]] and leader of the [[House of Bëor]].
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He was given by the [[Elves]] (possibly [[Finrod]]) the region of [[Ladros]] in [[Dorthonion]], since his House had long been loyal in his service.
  
 
He was the father of [[Andreth]], [[Beril]] and [[Bregor]], who succeeded him.
 
He was the father of [[Andreth]], [[Beril]] and [[Bregor]], who succeeded him.

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Boromir (F.A. 338-F.A. 432) was son of Boron and grandson of Bëor the Old and leader of the House of Bëor.

He was given by the Elves (possibly Finrod) the region of Ladros in Dorthonion, since his House had long been loyal in his service.

He was the father of Andreth, Beril and Bregor, who succeeded him.

Etymology

The first bearer of the name Boromir in the early versions of the legendarium was the character later named Borlach.[1][2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Two: Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings, III. The Later Annals of Beleriand", p. 151 (note to Annal 263)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part One. The Grey Annals", p. 128 (note to §174),
Preceded by:
Boron
4th Head of the House of Bëor Followed by:
none
Preceded by:
none
1st Lord of Ladros Followed by:
Bregor