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'''Haleth''' was the oldest child of [[Helm Hammerhand]] and brother of [[Háma son of Helm|Háma]]. Haleth tried to defend [[Edoras]] from the [[Dunlendings]] who had invaded in 2758, but he was killed at the doors of [[Meduseld]] the last of the defenders, and [[Wulf]] son of [[Freca]] of [[Dunland]] sat on the throne and called himself king.  Until not long after the [[Long Winter]], Fréalaf cousin of Helm, came out of the refuge of [[Dunharrow]] with a small "desperate" company of men, and came upon Edoras suddenly. Surprising Wulf  in Meduseld, Fréaláf himself killed him, avenging his cousin. 
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'''Haleth''' was the oldest child of [[Helm|Helm Hammerhand]] and brother of [[Háma (son of Helm)|Háma]].
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==History==
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Haleth tried to defend [[Edoras]] from the [[Dunlendings]] who had invaded in {{TA|2758}}, but he was killed at the doors of [[Meduseld]], the last of its defenders. [[Wulf]] son of [[Freca]] usurped the throne while Helm and Háma fled to [[Helm's Deep]].<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Haleth in [[Old English]] means "warrior". Not to be confused with [[Mannish]] [[Haleth the Hunter|Haleth]].
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''Haleth'' in [[Old English]] means "warrior". Not to be confused with [[Mannish]] [[Haleth]].
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The name Haleth refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Haleth (disambiguation).
Haleth
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
DeathT.A. 2758
Meduseld, Edoras
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageHelm Hammerhand
SiblingsHáma and unnamed sister
Physical Description
GenderMale

Haleth was the oldest child of Helm Hammerhand and brother of Háma.

History

Haleth tried to defend Edoras from the Dunlendings who had invaded in T.A. 2758, but he was killed at the doors of Meduseld, the last of its defenders. Wulf son of Freca usurped the throne while Helm and Háma fled to Helm's Deep.[1]

Etymology

Haleth in Old English means "warrior". Not to be confused with Mannish Haleth.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"