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Haldir (son of Orodreth)

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Haldir
Noldo
Biographical Information
LocationNargothrond
DeathF.A. 488[1]
Family
ParentageOrodreth
SiblingsOrodlin, Finduilas
Physical Description
GenderMale

Haldir was, in the early stages of the legendarium, the elder son of Orodreth.[2] He was trapped and hung to a tree by the orcs.[3]

[edit] Other Versions of the Legendarium

The name Haldir was changed from Halmir in the later stages of the writing.[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Two: Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings, III. The Later Annals of Beleriand", p. 152
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Index", p. 480
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "VII. The Earliest Annals of Beleriand: Notes [to text AB I]", p. 374
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Two: Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings, III. The Later Annals of Beleriand", Notes, p. 161