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<b>Captains of the [[Outlands]]</b> were those princes and other leaders of the southern fiefs of Gondor, who brought their troops to the defence of [[Minas Tirith]] in the [[War of the Ring]]. Altogether they brought less than three thousand soldiers to Minas Tirith. The following are mentioned entering the City as seen by [[Peregrin Took]] and [[Bergil]]:
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The '''Captains of the [[Outlands]]''' were those princes and other leaders of the [[Southern Fiefs]] of [[Gondor]] who brought their troops to the defence of [[Minas Tirith]] in the [[War of the Ring]].  
:[[Forlong|Forlong the Fat]], the Lord of [[Lossarnach]], with two hundred well-armed men bearing battle-axes
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:[[Dervorin]], son of the lord of the [[Ringló Vale]], with three hundred men on foot
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:[[Duinhir]] and his sons [[Duilin]] and [[Derufin]] from the uplands of [[Morthond]], leading five hundred bowmen
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:[[Golasgil]], the lord of [[Anfalas]], "a long line" of with many sorts of men scantily equipped except the men of the household of Golasgil himself
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:(A few hillmen from [[Lamedon]] without a captain)
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:(About a hundred of fishermen from [[Ethir]])
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:[[Hirluin the Fair]] from [[Pinnath Gelin]] with three hundred "gallant green-clad men"
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:[[Imrahil]], Prince of [[Dol Amroth]], with a company of knights in full armour and seven hundred men-of-arms
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Sources: [[The Lord of the Rings]], "[[The Return of the King]]", Book V, Chapter 1, "Minas Tirith".
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==History==
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Altogether, the Captains brought less than three thousand soldiers to Minas Tirith. Among their ranks were
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*[[Forlong|Forlong the Fat]], the Lord of [[Lossarnach]], with two hundred well-armed men bearing battle-axes
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*[[Dervorin]], son of the lord of the [[Ringló Vale]], with three hundred men on foot
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*[[Duinhir]] and his sons [[Duilin]] and [[Derufin]] from the uplands of [[Morthond]], leading five hundred bowmen
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*[[Golasgil]], the lord of [[Anfalas]], "a long line" of with many sorts of men scantily equipped except the men of the household of Golasgil himself
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*[[Hirluin|Hirluin the Fair]] from [[Pinnath Gelin]] with three hundred "gallant green-clad men"
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*[[Imrahil]], Prince of [[Dol Amroth]], with a company of knights in full armour and seven hundred men-of-arms<ref>{{RK|MT}}</ref>
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Revision as of 14:38, 17 February 2011

The Captains of the Outlands were those princes and other leaders of the Southern Fiefs of Gondor who brought their troops to the defence of Minas Tirith in the War of the Ring.

History

Altogether, the Captains brought less than three thousand soldiers to Minas Tirith. Among their ranks were

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"