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:''Not to be confused with [[Mardil]]''
'''Madril''' is [[Faramir]]'s second in command in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].  He is killed by [[Gothmog, Lieutenant of Morgul | Gothmog]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King | The Return of the King]]. He is played by [[John Bach]].
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}}'''Madril''' was [[Faramir]]'s second in command in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]]. He is played by [[John Bach]].
  
''Madril'' is obviously an anagram of the [[canon]]ical name [[Mardil]] (the same way the character [[Irolas]] is derived from [[Iorlas]]) however there is no actual background or etymology behind it.
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==History==
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Madril was a Ranger of some experience. He helped [[Faramir]] in his ambush of [[Haradrim]] in [[Ithilien]], where they also captured [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]]. After a short stay at [[Henneth Annûn]], the company moved on to [[Osgiliath]] to reinforce its garrison.<ref>{{tttee}}</ref>
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Despite initial doubts, the Orcs held off an attack. Madril sent scouts to [[Cair Andros]] to see if there was any enemy activity in the North. However, the Orcs crossed the [[Anduin]] in Osgiliath with boats, and Faramir's men were caught unawares.
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The orcs overpowered the Gondorian troops, and at Madril's advice, Faramir called for a retreat. During the call, Madril was badly wounded. He was left behind in the evacuation. As he lay dying, [[Gothmog (Lieutenant of Morgul)|Gothmog]] stabbed him with a spear, killing him outright.<ref>{{rotkee}}</ref>
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Revision as of 16:49, 10 December 2012

Madril is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Not to be confused with Mardil
Madril
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionRanger of Ithilien
LocationIthilien, Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthLate Third Age
DeathT.A. 3019
Osgiliath
Physical Description
GenderMale
Madril was Faramir's second in command in The Lord of the Rings (film series). He is played by John Bach.

History

Madril was a Ranger of some experience. He helped Faramir in his ambush of Haradrim in Ithilien, where they also captured Frodo and Sam. After a short stay at Henneth Annûn, the company moved on to Osgiliath to reinforce its garrison.[1]

Despite initial doubts, the Orcs held off an attack. Madril sent scouts to Cair Andros to see if there was any enemy activity in the North. However, the Orcs crossed the Anduin in Osgiliath with boats, and Faramir's men were caught unawares.

The orcs overpowered the Gondorian troops, and at Madril's advice, Faramir called for a retreat. During the call, Madril was badly wounded. He was left behind in the evacuation. As he lay dying, Gothmog stabbed him with a spear, killing him outright.[2]

References

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended Edition)
  2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended Edition)