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'''Harrowdale''' was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the [[White Mountains]] by the [[Snowbourn]] River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain known as the [[Starkhorn]], stood [[Dunharrow]], a great refuge of the [[Rohirrim]]. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of [[Rohan]], stood that nation's capital, [[Edoras]].
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'''Harrowdale''' was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the [[White Mountains]] by the [[Snowbourn]] River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain [[Starkhorn]], stood [[Dunharrow]], an ancient structure of the [[Men of the Mountains]], later used as refuge of the [[Rohirrim]]. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of [[Rohan]], stood [[Rohan]]'s capital, [[Edoras]].
  
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It was in Harrowdale that the muster of [[Rohan]] took place before [[Théoden]] led his riders to [[Minas Tirith]]. At that time the Lord of Harrowdale was [[Dúnhere]], who later died in the [[Battle of Pelennor Fields]].<ref>{{RK|V3}}</ref>
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Revision as of 01:35, 3 October 2012

Harrowdale was the name given to the deep north-south valley cut out of the White Mountains by the Snowbourn River. At its southern end, beneath the mountain Starkhorn, stood Dunharrow, an ancient structure of the Men of the Mountains, later used as refuge of the Rohirrim. At its northern end, where the Snowbourn issued onto the plains of Rohan, stood Rohan's capital, Edoras.

It was in Harrowdale that the muster of Rohan took place before Théoden led his riders to Minas Tirith. At that time the Lord of Harrowdale was Dúnhere, who later died in the Battle of Pelennor Fields.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Muster of Rohan"