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'''Iorlas''' was a man from [[Gondor]], born around [[Third Age 2990|T.A. 2990]]. He was described by [[Bergil]] as his uncle, but it is not known whether he was [[Beregond (soldier of Gondor)|Beregond]]'s brother or brother-in-law. It is also not made clear whether Iorlas held any office, rank or title, as his name only appears once.
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'''Iorlas''' was a man from [[Gondor]].
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==History==
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Iorlas was an uncle of [[Bergil]], either [[Beregond (soldier of Gondor)|Beregond]]'s brother or brother-in-law. When [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] mentioned to Bergil he was 29 years old, this surprised Bergil, as his uncle Iorlas was also 29, and nigh twice as tall as the Hobbit.<ref>{{RK|MT}}</ref>
  
==References==
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==Etymology==
* [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', ''[[The Return of the King]]'', "[[Minas Tirith (chapter)|Minas Tirith]]"
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''Iorlas'' could either mean "Old Leaf" or "Old Joy" in [[Sindarin]].
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Iorlas
Gondorian
Biographical Information
BirthAround T.A. 2990
Physical Description
GenderMale

Iorlas was a man from Gondor.

History

Iorlas was an uncle of Bergil, either Beregond's brother or brother-in-law. When Pippin mentioned to Bergil he was 29 years old, this surprised Bergil, as his uncle Iorlas was also 29, and nigh twice as tall as the Hobbit.[1]

Etymology

Iorlas could either mean "Old Leaf" or "Old Joy" in Sindarin.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"