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Galdor (Lord of Dor-lómin)

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'''Galdor''' ([[First Age]] 417 – 462, aged 45 years) was the son of [[Hador Lórindol|Hador]] and succeeded his father as Lord of [[Dor-lómin]]. He married [[Hareth]] and had two sons, [[Húrin Thalion|Húrin]] and [[Huor]]. Galdor had a younger brother named [[Gundor]] and an older sister named [[Glóredhel]].
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'''Galdor''' ([[First Age]] 417 – 462, aged 45 years) was the son of [[Hador Lórindol|Hador]] and succeeded his father as Lord of [[Dor-lómin]]. He married [[Hareth]] and had two sons, [[Húrin]] and [[Huor]]. Galdor had a younger brother named [[Gundor]] and an older sister named [[Glóredhel]].
  
 
Galdor was noted for his exceptional height, even among the [[Edain]], and was also called '''Galdor the Tall'''. He led the [[House of Hador|People of Hador]] when they were at the peak of their power, before the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]] ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears").
 
Galdor was noted for his exceptional height, even among the [[Edain]], and was also called '''Galdor the Tall'''. He led the [[House of Hador|People of Hador]] when they were at the peak of their power, before the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]] ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears").
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Revision as of 21:03, 20 June 2010

The name Galdor refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Galdor (disambiguation).

Galdor (First Age 417 – 462, aged 45 years) was the son of Hador and succeeded his father as Lord of Dor-lómin. He married Hareth and had two sons, Húrin and Huor. Galdor had a younger brother named Gundor and an older sister named Glóredhel.

Galdor was noted for his exceptional height, even among the Edain, and was also called Galdor the Tall. He led the People of Hador when they were at the peak of their power, before the Nirnaeth Arnoediad ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears").

Other Versions of the Legendarium

In early drafts of The Silmarillion, Galdor was named Galion.

Preceded by:
Hador
2nd Lord of Dor-lómin
I 455 – 462
Followed by:
Húrin