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'''Borondir Udalraph''' (died [[April 15]], [[Third Age 2510|T.A. 2510]]) was a [[Gondor|Gondorian]] soldier with some [[Éothéod|Northern]] blood: a forefather was a Captain of the Northmen who served under the [[Steward]] of Gondor. He was described as brave and an excellent rider.
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'''Borondir Udalraph''' (died [[15 April]], {{TA|2510}}) was a [[Gondor|Gondorian]] soldier with some [[Éothéod|Northern]] blood: a forefather was a Captain of the Northmen who served under the [[Steward]] of Gondor. He was described as brave and an excellent rider.<ref name="Cirion">{{UT|Cirion}}</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
Borondir was one of six riders sent out by Steward [[Cirion]] to seek the aid of the Northmen when the [[Balchoth]] threatened Gondor's northern borders. He was the only one to reach [[Eorl|Eorl the Young]] alive, and brought him the [[Red Arrow]] and the Seal of the Stewards. On the journey South, he showed knowledge  of [[Lothlórien]]; he understood the strange mist they had to pass was not magic from [[Dol Guldur]], but rather an effort by [[Galadriel]] to stop such magic.  
 
Borondir was one of six riders sent out by Steward [[Cirion]] to seek the aid of the Northmen when the [[Balchoth]] threatened Gondor's northern borders. He was the only one to reach [[Eorl|Eorl the Young]] alive, and brought him the [[Red Arrow]] and the Seal of the Stewards. On the journey South, he showed knowledge  of [[Lothlórien]]; he understood the strange mist they had to pass was not magic from [[Dol Guldur]], but rather an effort by [[Galadriel]] to stop such magic.  
  
Borondir brought the Northmen to the [[Battle of the Field of Celebrant]], but did not survive the battle. His body was taken to the [[Silent Street]], and his name and deeds were remembered in song: ''[[Rochon Methestel]]'', "Rider of Last Hope".  
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Borondir brought the Northmen to the [[Battle of the Field of Celebrant]], but did not survive the battle. His body was taken to the [[Silent Street]], and his name and deeds were remembered in song: ''[[Rochon Methestel]]'', "Rider of Last Hope".<ref name="Cirion"/>
  
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==Other names==
The name '''Borondir''' means "Steadfast Man" from ''[[boron]]'' "steadfast, enduring" and ''dir'', a suffix used for "man". His epithet '''Udalraph''' means "the Stirrupless"; he was a rider who did not need stirrups, like the Northmen.
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Borondir's epithet '''Udalraph''' means "the Stirrupless"; he was a rider who did not need stirrups, like the Northmen.<ref name="Cirion"/>
  
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* [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', "[[Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan]]"
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Revision as of 12:41, 4 November 2012

Borondir
Gondorian
Biographical Information
Other namesUdalraph (S. "Stirrupless")
PositionSoldier of Gondor
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
Death15 April, T.A. 2510
Battle of the Field of Celebrant
Family
Housedescendant of a Northern Captain
Physical Description
GenderMale

Borondir Udalraph (died 15 April, T.A. 2510) was a Gondorian soldier with some Northern blood: a forefather was a Captain of the Northmen who served under the Steward of Gondor. He was described as brave and an excellent rider.[1]

History

Borondir was one of six riders sent out by Steward Cirion to seek the aid of the Northmen when the Balchoth threatened Gondor's northern borders. He was the only one to reach Eorl the Young alive, and brought him the Red Arrow and the Seal of the Stewards. On the journey South, he showed knowledge of Lothlórien; he understood the strange mist they had to pass was not magic from Dol Guldur, but rather an effort by Galadriel to stop such magic.

Borondir brought the Northmen to the Battle of the Field of Celebrant, but did not survive the battle. His body was taken to the Silent Street, and his name and deeds were remembered in song: Rochon Methestel, "Rider of Last Hope".[1]

Other names

Borondir's epithet Udalraph means "the Stirrupless"; he was a rider who did not need stirrups, like the Northmen.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan"