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Harding (rider of Rohan)

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'''Harding''' was a man of [[Rohan]] during the [[War of the Ring]].
 
'''Harding''' was a man of [[Rohan]] during the [[War of the Ring]].
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[Old English]] ''hearding'' means "hard one, strong one".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names</ref>
 
[[Old English]] ''hearding'' means "hard one, strong one".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names</ref>
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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'''2012: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan]]'':'''
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:Harding is Aldor of East Rohan, overseeing [[the Wold]] and the Eastemnet. He dwells in the village of Harwick, the main settlement of the Wold.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:08, 11 January 2014

This article is about the Rider of Rohan. For the grandson of Samwise Gamgee, see Harding of the Hill.
LOTRO-Harding.jpg
Harding
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
Death15 March, T.A. 3019
Battle of the Pelennor Fields
Physical Description
GenderMale

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

Contents

[edit] 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]

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2012: The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan:

Harding is Aldor of East Rohan, overseeing the Wold and the Eastemnet. He dwells in the village of Harwick, the main settlement of the Wold.

[edit] 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