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'''Halmir''' was the lord of the [[People of Haleth]] at the time of the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). After that battle, and the capture of [[Minas Tirith in Beleriand|Minas Tirith]], [[Orcs]] began to roam unhindered across the lands of [[Beleriand]]. Halmir called on the aid of King [[Thingol]], who sent many stout [[Sindarin]] warriors under the command of [[Beleg]] to his aid. Together, Halmir and Beleg destroyed a legion of invading Orcs, and gave the southern lands a respite from the defeats in the north. Halmir was succeeded as lord of the [[Haladin]] by his son, [[Haldir of the Haladin|Haldir]].
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'''Halmir''', son of [[Haldan]],<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref> was the lord of the [[People of Haleth]] at the time of the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). After that battle, and the capture of [[Minas Tirith in Beleriand|Minas Tirith]], [[Orcs]] began to roam unhindered across the lands of [[Beleriand]]. Halmir called on the aid of King [[Thingol]], who sent many stout [[Sindarin]] warriors under the command of [[Beleg]] to his aid. Together, Halmir and Beleg destroyed a legion of invading Orcs, and gave the southern lands a respite from the defeats in the north.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref>  Halmir was succeeded as lord of the [[Haladin]] by his son, [[Haldir of the Haladin|Haldir]].<ref>{{S|Fifth}}</ref>
  
Although not mentioned, it's possible that Halmir was son, or at least kinsman, of Haldan.<ref>http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Dynasty.pdf</ref>
 
 
== Genealogy ==
 
== Genealogy ==
                [[Haldan]]?
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                '''HALMIR'''
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  [[Haldir of the Haladin|Haldir]]   [[Hundar]] [[Hareth]] [[Hiril]]
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[[Category:Characters in The Silmarillion]]

Revision as of 00:25, 31 August 2011

Halmir, son of Haldan,[1] was the lord of the People of Haleth at the time of the Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). After that battle, and the capture of Minas Tirith, Orcs began to roam unhindered across the lands of Beleriand. Halmir called on the aid of King Thingol, who sent many stout Sindarin warriors under the command of Beleg to his aid. Together, Halmir and Beleg destroyed a legion of invading Orcs, and gave the southern lands a respite from the defeats in the north.[2] Halmir was succeeded as lord of the Haladin by his son, Haldir.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Haldan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HALMIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haldir
 
Hundar
 
Hareth
 
Hiril

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"