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Harding (rider of Rohan)

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''Harding'' is [[Old English]] for "strong, hard one".
[[Old English]] ''hearding'' means "hard one, strong one".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names</ref>

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This article is about the Rider of Rohan. For the grandson of Samwise Gamgee, see Harding of the Hill.
Biographical Information
DeathMarch 15, T.A. 3019
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Harding

Harding was a man of Rohan during the War of the Ring.


Harding fought and died in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. His name is remembered in the poem Song of the Mounds of Mundburg.[1]


Old English hearding means "hard one, strong one".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names