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}}'''Hirgon''' was an emissary of [[Gondor]] who presented the [[Red Arrow]] to [[Théoden]] King of [[Rohan]].
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'''Hirgon''' was an emissary of [[Gondor]] who presented the [[Red Arrow]] to [[Théoden]] King of [[Rohan]].
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==History==
 
==History==
Hirgon had set out on the command of [[Denethor]], [[Steward of Gondor]], with a companion, and narrowly escaped [[Orcs]] in [[Anórien]]'s woods. After presenting the Arrow he insisted on riding back to [[Minas Tirith]] immediately to help defend his city. Hirgon and his companion were caught by [[Sauron]]'s forces at the [[Rammas Echor]], and were slain in sight of the White City.
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Hirgon had set out on the command of [[Denethor]], [[Steward of Gondor]], with a companion, and narrowly escaped [[Orcs]] in [[Anórien]]'s woods.<ref name="Muster"/>  He presented the Arrow on [[9 March]] {{TA|3019}}<ref>{{App|Great}}</ref> and rode back toward [[Minas Tirith]] the next day.<ref name="Muster"/>  Hirgon and his companion were caught by [[Sauron]]'s forces at the [[Rammas Echor]], and were slain before they could reach the White City.<ref>{{RK|V5}}</ref>
  
 
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Hirgon
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionErrand-rider of Denethor
LanguageWestron
BirthLate Third Age
DeathMarch 13-14, T.A. 3019
Anórien, near Mindolluin
Physical Description
GenderMale
HeightTall
Eye colorGrey[1]
ClothingDark-green cloak, fine mail, helm with a small silver star[1]

Hirgon was an emissary of Gondor who presented the Red Arrow to Théoden King of Rohan.

History

Hirgon had set out on the command of Denethor, Steward of Gondor, with a companion, and narrowly escaped Orcs in Anórien's woods.[1] He presented the Arrow on 9 March T.A. 3019[2] and rode back toward Minas Tirith the next day.[1] Hirgon and his companion were caught by Sauron's forces at the Rammas Echor, and were slain before they could reach the White City.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Muster of Rohan"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Ride of the Rohirrim"