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Harding (rider of Rohan)

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''Harding'' is [[Old English]] for "strong, hard one".
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Revision as of 22:01, 19 October 2012

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

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

History

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]

Etymology

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

References

  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