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Galdor (man of Rohan)

The name Galdor refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Galdor (disambiguation).
Galdor
Rohir
Biographical Information
Other namesEaldor
PositionSeneschal
LocationEdoras
Physical Description
GenderMale

Galdor was a seneschal of Edoras, described as being old, in the drafts for The Lord of the Rings.[1] An earlier name for the character was Ealdor.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Ring, "Part Three: Minas Tirith", "II. Book Five Begun and Abandoned", p. 262
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Ring, "Part Three: Minas Tirith", "II. Book Five Begun and Abandoned", Note 40, p. 267