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Gorgol the Butcher

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[[Gorgol the Butcher|Gorgol]] was an [[orc]] captain during the [[First Age]] found in the [[Lay of Leithian]]. He is noted as being the leader of the band who slew [[Barahir son of Bregor|Barahir]] and his men at [[massacre at Tarn Aeluin|Tarn Aeluin]] and as such claimed the [[Ring of Barahir]] which he was ordered to retreive to proove the feat. Gorgol's orcs were later attacked by [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]], Barahir's son and slain, Beren reclaiming his father's ring.  
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[[Gorgol the Butcher|Gorgol]] was an [[orc]] captain during the [[First Age]] found in the [[Lay of Leithian]]. He is noted as being the leader of the band who slew [[Barahir son of Bregor|Barahir]] and his men at [[massacre at Tarn Aeluin|Tarn Aeluin]] and as such claimed the [[Ring of Barahir]] which he was ordered to retrieve to prove the feat. Gorgol's orcs were later attacked by [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]], Barahir's son, and slain, Beren reclaiming his father's ring.  
  
 
[[Category: Orcs]]
 
[[Category: Orcs]]

Revision as of 18:58, 26 May 2007

Gorgol was an orc captain during the First Age found in the Lay of Leithian. He is noted as being the leader of the band who slew Barahir and his men at Tarn Aeluin and as such claimed the Ring of Barahir which he was ordered to retrieve to prove the feat. Gorgol's orcs were later attacked by Beren, Barahir's son, and slain, Beren reclaiming his father's ring.