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'''Penlod''' was a tall elf-lord of [[Gondolin]], mentioned several times in the [[Fall of Gondolin]]. He was described as the tallest of the [[Noldor]], and chief of both the [[House of the Pillar]] and the [[House of the Tower of Snow]].  He perished during the Fall after the death of [[Rog]] and the retreat further back into the city, "with his back to the wall." He was one of the possible owners of [[Orcrist]].
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'''Penlod''' (or '''Penlodh'''), named ''Pendelot'' in [[Qenya]],<ref>{{PE|13}}, p. 104</ref> was a tall elf-lord of [[Gondolin]], mentioned several times in the ''[[Fall of Gondolin]]''. He was described as the tallest of the [[Noldoli]],<ref>{{LT2|III}}</ref> and chief of both the [[House of the Pillar]] and the [[House of the Tower of Snow]].  He perished during the Fall after the death of [[Rog]] and the retreat further back into the city, "with his back to the wall."<ref>{{LT2|III}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 07:33, 25 August 2019

Natalie Chen - Penlod.jpg
Penlod
Elf
Biographical Information
Other names"the Tall", Pendelot
TitlesChief of the Houses of the Tower of Snow and the Pillar
LocationGondolin
AffiliationHouse of the Pillar
House of the Tower of Snow
DeathKilled in the Fall of Gondolin
Physical Description
GenderMale
HeightTall
GalleryImages of Penlod

Penlod (or Penlodh), named Pendelot in Qenya,[1] was a tall elf-lord of Gondolin, mentioned several times in the Fall of Gondolin. He was described as the tallest of the Noldoli,[2] and chief of both the House of the Pillar and the House of the Tower of Snow. He perished during the Fall after the death of Rog and the retreat further back into the city, "with his back to the wall."[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Alphabet of Rúmil & Early Noldorin Fragments", in Parma Eldalamberon XIII (edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), p. 104
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin"