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Haudh in Gwanûr

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Haudh-in-Gwanûr by Douglas Chaffe

Haudh in Gwanur was the mound raised on the banks of the Poros by the Men of Rohan to entomb their lords Folcred and Fastred, twin sons of Folcwine slain in battle with Harad. It is said that that all enemies of Gondor were afraid to pass the tomb.[1]

Etymology

Haudh in Gwanur means "Mound of the Twins" in Sindarin.

Portrayal in adaptations

1995-8: Middle-earth Collectible Card Game:

Haudh-in-Gwanûr is a site in Harondor, where players face an attack by Undead.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"