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Haudh in Gwanûr

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[[Image:Haudh in Gwanur.jpg|thumb|''Haudh-in-Gwanûr'' by Douglas Chaffe]]
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[[Image:Haudh in Gwanur.jpg|thumb|250px|''Haudh-in-Gwanûr'' by [[Douglas Chaffe]].]]
'''Haudh in Gwanûr''' was the mound raised on the banks of the [[Poros]] by the [[Men]] of [[Rohan]] to entomb their lords [[Folcred]] and [[Fastred, son of Folcwine|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.<ref>{{App|Stewards}}</ref>
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'''Haudh in Gwanûr''' was the burial mound of [[Folcred]] and [[Fastred (son of Folcwine)|Fastred]], erected at their death in {{TA|2885}}.
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==History==
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[[Folcred]] and [[Fastred (son of Folcwine)|Fastred]], the twin sons of [[Folcwine|King Folcwine]] of [[Rohan]], had come South to answer the [[Oath of Eorl]]. They fought the [[Haradrim]] alongside the [[Gondorians]], but were slain on the banks of the [[Poros]].  
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They were laid to rest according to the tradition of the [[Rohirrim]], amd was said that that all enemies of [[Gondor]] were afraid to pass the tomb.<ref>{{App|Stewards}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''Haudh in Gwanûr'' means "Mound of the Twins" in [[Sindarin]].
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''Haudh in Gwanûr'' means "Mound of the Twins" in [[Sindarin]]. In editions prior to the 2004 edition, the circumflex (^) was omitted.
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
  

Revision as of 18:33, 30 November 2010

Haudh in Gwanûr was the burial mound of Folcred and Fastred, erected at their death in T.A. 2885.

History

Folcred and Fastred, the twin sons of King Folcwine of Rohan, had come South to answer the Oath of Eorl. They fought the Haradrim alongside the Gondorians, but were slain on the banks of the Poros.

They were laid to rest according to the tradition of the Rohirrim, amd was said that that all enemies of Gondor were afraid to pass the tomb.[1]

Etymology

Haudh in Gwanûr means "Mound of the Twins" in Sindarin. In editions prior to the 2004 edition, the circumflex (^) was omitted.

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"