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Warden of the Keys

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'''Warden of the Keys''' was a high office of [[Minas Tirith]] in [[Gondor]].  
 
'''Warden of the Keys''' was a high office of [[Minas Tirith]] in [[Gondor]].  
  
At the time of the [[War of the Ring]], the position was filled by [[Húrin (Warden of the Keys)|Húrin the Tall]], who gained the epithet "of the Keys". At the coronation of [[Aragorn]], he opened the gate to the city for the new king. Other than that, what other tasks and responsibilities belonged to this office remains unknown.
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At the time of the [[War of the Ring]], the position was filled by [[Húrin (Warden of the Keys)|Húrin the Tall]], who gained the epithet "of the Keys". At the coronation of [[Aragorn]], he opened the gate to the city for the new king. Other than that, what other tasks and responsibilities belonged to this office remains unknown.<ref>{{RK|VI5}}</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 18:00, 30 January 2014

Warden of the Keys was a high office of Minas Tirith in Gondor.

At the time of the War of the Ring, the position was filled by Húrin the Tall, who gained the epithet "of the Keys". At the coronation of Aragorn, he opened the gate to the city for the new king. Other than that, what other tasks and responsibilities belonged to this office remains unknown.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Steward and the King"