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Hathaldir

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'''Hathaldir''' was one of the the thirteen men who fled into outlawry after the fall of [[Dorthonion]] in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Led by [[Barahir]] and his son [[Beren]], this small band retreated into the highlands above their invaded homes, where they waged a secret war against [[Morgoth]]'s forces for a time.<ref name="Fin">{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> At last, they were betrayed by [[Gorlim the Unhappy]], and Hathaldir was slain with almost all the others (only Beren escaped death).<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
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'''Hathaldir the Young''' (died {{FA|460}}) was a member of [[Barahir's Outlaw Band]].
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== History ==
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Hathaldir faught in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] under the command [[Barahir]]. He was part of a small group of men loyal to their lord that survived.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> The survivors formed a small band and lived as [[Barahir's Outlaw Band|outlaws]] in [[Dorthonion]], near [[Tarn Aeluin]].
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They lived in hiding for some time, until [[Morgoth]]'s agents captured [[Gorlim]] and coerced him into giving the location of their hideaway. [[Orcs]] were sent to raid it, and succeeded. Hathaldir and the other outlaws were killed. Only [[Beren]] survived, as he had been away on an errand.<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
  
We know almost nothing else of Hathaldir's life, but it seems fair to assume from his title "Hathaldir the Young"<ref name="Fin"/> that he was the youngest of Barahir's outlaw companions.
 
 
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Revision as of 17:56, 23 June 2012

Hathaldir the Young
Adan
Biographical Information
DeathF.A. 460
Tarn Aeluin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hathaldir the Young (died F.A. 460) was a member of Barahir's Outlaw Band.

History

Hathaldir faught in the Dagor Bragollach under the command Barahir. He was part of a small group of men loyal to their lord that survived.[1] The survivors formed a small band and lived as outlaws in Dorthonion, near Tarn Aeluin.

They lived in hiding for some time, until Morgoth's agents captured Gorlim and coerced him into giving the location of their hideaway. Orcs were sent to raid it, and succeeded. Hathaldir and the other outlaws were killed. Only Beren survived, as he had been away on an errand.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"


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