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In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth, Huor (c. F.A. 442-471) was a hero of Men during the First Age. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... The race of Men in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth books, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, refers to humanity and does not denote gender. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the First Age began with the awakening of the Elves, and ended with the final overthrow of Morgoth by the combined armies of Valinor and Beleriand. ...

Huor was a grandson of Hador, of the House of Marach or House of Hador, and lived in the Hadorian fief of Dor-Lómin in Hithlum; and the son of Galdor of the House of Marach and Hareth of the Haladin, and he had an older brother Húrin. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Hador was a Lord of Men during the First Age. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the House of Marach or House of Hador was the Third House of the Edain. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Dor-lómin was a part of the land of Hithlum in Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Hithlum is the region north of Beleriand near the Helcaraxë. Hithlum was separated from Beleriand proper by the Ered Wethrin mountain chain, and was named after the sea mists which formed there at times: Hithlum is Sindarin for Mist... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the House of Marach or House of Hador was the Third House of the Edain. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the House of Marach or House of Hador was the Third House of the Edain. ... Hareth is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Haleth or the Haladin were the second of the Three Houses of Men. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Húrin (439-c. ...


In the year 458 of the First Age Huor and Húrin dwelt with their kin in the forest of Brethil, when they joined a war party against Orcs. The brothers ended up in the Vale of Sirion, and were cut off from their company. Chased by Orcs, the Vala Ulmo caused a mist to arise from the rivers, and the brothers escaped into Dimbar. There two Eagles picked them up, and brought them to Gondolin. King Turgon of Gondolin welcomed the brothers, remembering Ulmo's prophecy that the House of Hador would aide Gondolin in their time of greatest need. Turgon wished them to remain as he grew to love them, but the brothers wished to return to their kin. The brothers swore an oath to keep Gondolin secret, and Eagles brought them back to Dor-Lómin. In J.R.R. Tolkiens The Silmarillion, the Forest of Brethil was a cluster of woods bordering Dorthonion, which was probably originally part of Doriath. ... Orcs in Moria, from the 1978 animated film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Sirion was a river of Middle-earth in the First Age, the principal river of Beleriand. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Dimbar, in the fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, is an empty land in the north of Beleriand, lying between the Forests of Brethil in the west and Neldoreth in the east. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the eagles were immense flying birds that were sentient, and could speak. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Gondolin was a hidden city of the Elves founded by Turgon in the First Age. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Turgon the Wise is an Elven king of the Ñoldor, second son of Fingolfin, brother to Fingon, Aredhel and Argon, and ruler of the hidden city of Gondolin. ...


In 462 F.A. Morgoth assailed Hithlum, and Huor's father Galdor fell defending the Ered Wethrin. Morgoth Bauglir (also known as Melkor) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth Cycle. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Ered Wethrin (Mountains of Shadow) was a mountain range in the north of Middle-earth in the First Age. ...


In about 470 he wedded Rían of the House of Bëor, and conceived a son. He named the child Tuor even before birth, and had to leave his home when called to the muster of King Fingon. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Rían was the daughter of Belegund of the House of Bëor. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Bëor was the oldest of the Three Houses of Men that had allied with the Elves in the First Age. ... Tuor is a fictional character of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Fingon, the Valiant was a High King of the Ñoldor in Beleriand during the First Age. ...


During the Nirnaeth Arnoediad the following year, Huor fought alongside Húrin and the Sons of Hador. In the midst of battle he met again with Turgon, and their meeting was sweet. When the battle was lost, Húrin and Huor took a stand fighting off the Orcs, allowing Turgon to escape. Huor was finally slain by a poisoned arrow that hit him in the eye. Rían lived on until 473, when she died at the end of the Nirnaeth. Combatants Angband Sons of Fëanor, Himring, Amon Ereb, Hithlum, Falas, Edain, Gondolin, Belegost, Nargothrond Commanders Morgoth, Gothmog, Glaurung, Ulfang† Maedhros, Fingon†, Gwindor, Turgon, Azaghâl†, Bór†, Húrin, Huor† In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Nirnaeth Arnoediad or (Battle of) Unnumbered Tears...


He is remembered by the Númenóreans as the heroic grandfather of Eärendil the Blessed. Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ... For the Anglo-Saxon name, see Earendel. ...


Line of the Half-elven

 Finwë = Indis Thingol = Melian | | Fingolfin = Anairë Galdor Barahir | | | | | | | | (1) | Turgon = Elenwë Huor Beren ======= Lúthien | | | | (2) | | Idril ======= Tuor Dior = Nimloth | | | ------------------ | | | Eärendil ======= Elwing Eluréd and Elurín | | ------------------ Galadriel = Celeborn | | | Elros Elrond === Celebrían : | Kings of Númenor | : | Lords of Andúnië | : | High-Kings of Arnor and Gondor | : | Kings of Arnor | : | Kings of Arthedain | : --------------- Chieftains of the Dúnedain | | : | | : (3) | | Aragorn ========= Arwen Elladan and Elrohir | ------------------ | | Eldarion Unnamed daughters 

The numbered items are marriages between one of the Eldar and one of the Edain. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Half-elven (Elvish singular Peredhel, plural Peredhil), are the children of the union of Elves and Men. ... Finwë is a fictional character in the fantasy universe of J.R.R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Indis was the second wife of Finwë. She had two sons, Fingolfin and Finarfin, and two daughters, Findis and Irimë. She was also the stepmother to Fëanor. ... Elu Thingol, a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien, was the King of Doriath and High King of the Sindar, More accurately Thingol is the Sindarin form of an epithet of Elu. ... Melian is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Fingolfin was a High King of the Ñoldor in Beleriand, eldest son of Finwë and Indis, older brother of Finarfin, and the younger half-brother of Fëanor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Anairë is the wife of Fingolfin. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the House of Marach or House of Hador was the Third House of the Edain. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Barahir was a Man of Middle-earth, heir to the House of Bëor in the First Age, son of Bregor, husband of Emeldir, and most famous as the father of Beren. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Turgon the Wise is an Elven king of the Ñoldor, second son of Fingolfin, brother to Fingon, Aredhel and Argon, and ruler of the hidden city of Gondolin. ... Elenwë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... Beren is a fictional character, from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy-world Middle-earth. ... Lúthien Tinúviel is a character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Idril Celebrindal is the daughter of Turgon and Elenwë, wife of Tuor, and the mother of Eärendil the Mariner. ... Tuor is a fictional character of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Dior Eluchîl is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for white blossom, was the name of the White Tree of Númenor. ... For the Anglo-Saxon name, see Earendel. ... Elwing is a character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Eluréd and Elurín are fictional characters in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. ... Galadriel is a fictional character created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the J. R. R. Tolkien work The Lord of the Rings, Lord Celeborn (pronounced with a hard c as in cake) was the Elven husband of Galadriel; Lord of the Galadhrim; and co-ruler along with Galadriel of Lothlórien. ... Elros Tar-Minyatur (F.A. 525 - S.A. 442, ruled 32 - 442 S.A.) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Spoiler warning: Elrond the Half-elven (F.A. 525 - ?) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Celebrían is an Elven noblewoman, the daughter of Celeborn and Galadriel, wife of Elrond, and mother of Arwen, Elrohir and Elladan. ... The following is a list of the twenty-five Rulers of Númenor, a fictional realm in J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe: After Ar-Pharazôn, who perished in the Downfall of Númenor, the direct line of Kings was broken. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Lords of Andúnië were the rulers of a noble house of Númenor. ... In J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, the High Kings of Arnor and Gondor were the Kings of all Dúnedain in Middle-earth after the Downfall of Númenor. ... This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This is a list of Chieftains of the Dúnedain Rangers of Arnor (aka Rangers of the North) from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This article deals with Aragorn II. For his ancestor of the same name, see Aragorn I Aragorn, or Strider is a major character in J. R. R. Tolkiens novel The Lord of the Rings. ... Lady Arwen Undómiel (usually called Arwen Evenstar, Undómiel being the form in Quenya), (T.A. 241–F.A. 121), is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Elladan and Elrohir are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, the twin sons of Elrond Half-elven and Celebrían. ... Eldarion is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Elves are a sundered people. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Edain were those Men (humans) who made their way into Beleriand in the First Age, and were friendly to the Elves. ...


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Encyclopedia of Arda: Huor (698 words)
Younger son of Galdor, Lord of Dor-lómin, and grandson of Hador Lórindol, Huor was in his turn the father of Tuor and grandfather of Eärendil the Mariner.
Huor had the fair hair and blue eyes of his grandfather's house, and was accounted one of the tallest of the Edain, second only to his own son Tuor.
Huor stood with the forces of his brother under the walls of the tower of High King Fingon at Barad Eithel, and their armies were arrayed in the woods on the eastern slopes of the Ered Wethrin, so that Morgoth could not descry their numbers.
Huor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (384 words)
Huor was a grandson of Hador, of the House of Marach or House of Hador, and lived in the Hadorian fief of Dor-Lómin in Hithlum; and the son of Galdor of the House of Marach and Hareth of the Haladin, and he had an older brother Húrin.
In 462 F.A. Morgoth assailed Hithlum, and Huor's father Galdor fell defending the Ered Wethrin.
Huor was finally slain by a poisoned arrow that hit him in the eye.
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