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Húrin (Warden of the Keys)

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The name Húrin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Húrin (disambiguation).
Húrin the Tall
Biographical Information
PositionWarden of the Keys
BirthLate Third Age
DeathEarly Fourth Age
Physical Description

Húrin the Tall was the Warden of the Keys of Minas Tirith at the time of the War of the Ring.


Húrin fought in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, and along with Forlong, Hirluin, and Imrahil came to the aid of the Rohirrim when they were outnumbered and hard-pressed.

He was left in command of the small garrison that stayed behind while the armies of Gondor and Rohan marched to the Black Gate. At the coronation of Aragorn, he opened the gate to the city for the new king.