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Blodrin

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Blodrin
Elf
Biographical Information
DeathF.A. 489
Amon Rûdh
Family
ParentageBan
Physical Description
GenderMale

Blodrin son of Ban was a member of Túrin's outlaw company in the earlier versions of the legendarium. He was a Gnome who, after becoming unsatisfied with very little plunder that they acquired, betrayed the company to the Orcs. He was killed in the attack at Amon Rûdh in F.A. 489 (at that stage of writing it was F.A. 189[1]).[2][3]

[edit] Other Versions of the Legendarium

In an even earlier version he was the son of Bór and an Easterling.[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "VII. The Earliest Annals of Beleriand"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "II. The Earliest 'Silmarillion' (The 'Sketch of the Mythology')"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "III. The Quenta"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "I. The Lay of the Children of Húrin"