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Khamûl

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Khamûl was the Wraith who pursued the [[Hobbits]] to [[Bucklebury Ferry]] in the [[Shire]], and who asked [[Hamfast Gamgee]] for "Baggins" the day after [[Frodo Baggins]] had left [[Hobbiton]]. He commanded the fortress of [[Dol Guldur]] after Sauron's return to [[Mordor]]. Following the destruction of the [[One Ring]], Khamûl perished with the rest of the Ringwraiths at the [[Battle of the Morannon]].
 
Khamûl was the Wraith who pursued the [[Hobbits]] to [[Bucklebury Ferry]] in the [[Shire]], and who asked [[Hamfast Gamgee]] for "Baggins" the day after [[Frodo Baggins]] had left [[Hobbiton]]. He commanded the fortress of [[Dol Guldur]] after Sauron's return to [[Mordor]]. Following the destruction of the [[One Ring]], Khamûl perished with the rest of the Ringwraiths at the [[Battle of the Morannon]].
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* [[:Category:Images of Khamûl|Images of Khamûl]]
  
 
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Revision as of 07:21, 17 August 2007

Khamûl by John Howe

Khamûl was one of the nine Ringwraiths, second only to the Witch-king himself. He was called Sauron's lieutenant, "Shadow of the East", and "the Black Easterling". He was a king of Easterlings before being given one of the Nine Rings. He was the only Ringwraith whose name was given by Tolkien.

Khamûl was the Wraith who pursued the Hobbits to Bucklebury Ferry in the Shire, and who asked Hamfast Gamgee for "Baggins" the day after Frodo Baggins had left Hobbiton. He commanded the fortress of Dol Guldur after Sauron's return to Mordor. Following the destruction of the One Ring, Khamûl perished with the rest of the Ringwraiths at the Battle of the Morannon.

See also