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The great [[Eagles|Eagle]] who flew with his brother [[Gwaihir]] to the aid of [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Sam]] in [[Mordor]]. His name comes from the [[Elvish]] for 'wide-winged'.
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'''Landroval''' was one of the [[Eagles]].
  
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==History==
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A descendant of [[Thorondor]], it is said that Landroval was his vassal in the [[First Age]] and with his brother [[Gwaihir]] helped him rescue [[Beren]] and [[Lúthien]] from [[Angband]].<ref name=P1>{{WJ|P1}} p. 68</ref>
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During the [[War of the Ring]] he stayed out of the war for most of the conflict, but he followed his brother to the [[Battle of the Morannon]], where he and his vassals helped turn the tide.
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After the Ring was destroyed, Landroval, Gwaihir and [[Meneldor]], flew into [[Mordor]] to retrieve [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] from the ruins of [[Mount Doom]].<ref>{{RK|Cormallen}}</ref>
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==Genealogy==
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==Etymology==
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''Landroval'' is a [[Sindarin]] name meaning "broad winged", containing the element ''roval'' ("wing").<ref>{{PE|17}}, pp. 63, 101</ref>
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Revision as of 17:06, 10 July 2012

Pamela Shanteau - Landroval.jpg
Landroval
Maia
Biographical Information
Other namesnone
DeathImmortal
Physical Description
GenderMale

Landroval was one of the Eagles.

Contents

History

A descendant of Thorondor, it is said that Landroval was his vassal in the First Age and with his brother Gwaihir helped him rescue Beren and Lúthien from Angband.[1]

During the War of the Ring he stayed out of the war for most of the conflict, but he followed his brother to the Battle of the Morannon, where he and his vassals helped turn the tide.

After the Ring was destroyed, Landroval, Gwaihir and Meneldor, flew into Mordor to retrieve Frodo and Sam from the ruins of Mount Doom.[2]

Genealogy

 
 
Thorondor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Father of Landroval
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gwaihir
 
LANDROVAL
 
 


Etymology

Landroval is a Sindarin name meaning "broad winged", containing the element roval ("wing").[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part One. The Grey Annals" p. 68
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Field of Cormallen"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 63, 101


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