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Sack of Bar-en-Danwedh

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Sack of Bar-en-Danwedh
Conflict: War of the Jewels
Date: F.A. 489
Place: Amon Rûdh
Outcome: Morgoth victory

Túrin's band of outlaws

Forces of Morgoth


Unknown Orc captain


Dozens of Túrin's outlaws

Unknown, several hundred Orcs[source?]


All but Túrin and Beleg[source?]


The Sack of Bar-en-Danwedh occured when, betrayed by Mîm the Petty-dwarf, the outlaws of Túrin Turambar were massacred in Bar-en-Danwedh (House of Ransom) in Amon Rûdh by orcs. Túrin was bound in nets and taken alive to Angband. Beleg was also bound, but was left there to lie, until Andróg cut him free.