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Haldir (Chieftain of the Haladin)

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'''Haldir''' was [[Chieftain of the Haladin]] in [[Brethil]]. He married [[Glóredhel]] of the [[House of Hador]] and they had a son named [[Handir]] and fostered their nephews [[Húrin]] and [[Huor]] during their childhood years.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref>
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'''Haldir''' was the son of [[Halmir]] and [[Chieftain of the Haladin]] in [[Brethil]]. He married [[Glóredhel]] of the [[House of Hador]] and they had a son named [[Handir]]. He also fostered their nephews [[Húrin]] and [[Huor]] during their childhood years.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref>
  
Haldir was slain in the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]] ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears") with most of the Men of Brethil.<ref>{{S|Fifth}}</ref>  He was succeeded by his son [[Handir]] as the Chieftain of the Haladin.
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Haldir joined the [[Union of Maedhros]] and led a force of the [[Haladin]] in the disastrous [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]]. [[Fingon]] attempted a retreat across [[Anfauglith]] covered by Haldir, but he was slain, with most of his Men.<ref>{{S|Fifth}}</ref> 
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News of his death caused Glóredhel to die of grief.<ref>{{CH|4}}, p. 66</ref>  He was succeeded by his son [[Handir]] as the Chieftain of the Haladin.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:52, 29 September 2014

This article is about the head of the House of Haleth. For the Elf of Lothlórien, see Haldir.
Matěj Čadil - Haldir and Glóredhel.jpg
Haldir
Adan
Biographical Information
TitlesChieftain of the Haladin
LocationBrethil
BirthF.A. 414
Brethil
DeathF.A. 472
Battle of Unnumbered Tears
Family
HouseHaladin
ParentageHalmir
SiblingsHundar, Hareth, Hiril
SpouseGlóredhel
ChildrenHandir
Physical Description
GenderMale

Haldir was the son of Halmir and Chieftain of the Haladin in Brethil. He married Glóredhel of the House of Hador and they had a son named Handir. He also fostered their nephews Húrin and Huor during their childhood years.[1]

Haldir joined the Union of Maedhros and led a force of the Haladin in the disastrous Nirnaeth Arnoediad. Fingon attempted a retreat across Anfauglith covered by Haldir, but he was slain, with most of his Men.[2]

News of his death caused Glóredhel to die of grief.[3] He was succeeded by his son Handir as the Chieftain of the Haladin.

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haldan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Halmir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glóredhel
 
HALDIR
 
Hundar
 
Hareth
 
Galdor
 
Hiril
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Handir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Huor
 
Húrin
 
 
 
 

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Departure of Túrin", p. 66