Baranor (man of Gondor)

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The name Baranor refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Baranor (disambiguation).
Baranor
Gondorian
The Lord of the Rings Online - Baranor.jpg
Baranor from The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthLate Third Age
Family
ChildrenBeregond
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Baranor

Baranor was a man of Gondor in the Third Age.

History[edit]

Baranor came from a line of Gondorians of Ithilien who then moved to the vales of the White Mountains, most likely in Lossarnach.

He had a son, Beregond, a hero of the siege of Minas Tirith, and seems to have also dwelt in that city.

Etymology[edit]

Baranor was likely named after the first name Man of the same name. It could mean various things:

Genealogy[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BARANOR
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iorlas
b. c. T.A. 2990
 
 
 
 
Beregond
fl. T.A. 3019[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergil
b. c. T.A. 3009[1]
 
Borlas
d. after Fo.A. 220[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
daughter
unknown[2]
 
Berelach
fl. Fo.A. 220[2]


Portrayal in adaptations[edit]

2015: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Baranor is found in Arnach, the city of Lossarnach that serves as the seat of Lord Forlong. Baranor is the Captain of the City's Guard, leading its defence in his Lord's absence.

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