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Handir
Adan
Biographical Information
Titles5th Chieftain of the Haladin
LocationBrethil
BirthF.A. 441
Brethil
RuleF.A. 472-495
DeathF.A. 495
Brethil
Family
HouseHaladin
ParentageHaldir and Glóredhel
SpouseBeldis
ChildrenBrandir
Physical Description
GenderMale

Handir (F.A. 441-495) son of Haldir was the fifth leader of the Haladin.[1] He became the leader of the Haladin after his father fell in the rearguard of Fingon's host during its retreat from Anfauglith.[2] He married Beldis of the House of Bëor and had one son called Brandir the Lame.

Handir was said to be a man of great prowess in battle, and he was slain by Orcs north of the Forest of Brethil.[3]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haldan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Halmir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glóredhel
 
Haldir
 
Hundar
 
Hareth
 
Galdor
 
Hiril
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HANDIR
 
Beldis
 
 
 
Huor
 
Húrin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brandir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (iii) The Haladin', p. 237
  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 Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"