Hador Lórindol of the House of Hador and Gundor slain at Eithel Sirion
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 1st Age
An event in the Dagor Bragollach; see that entry for an overview:
Hador Lórindol, son of Hathol, Lord of the House of Hador and 1st Lord of Dor-lómin, and his son Gundor are slain:
[The] hosts of Hithlum were driven back... to the fortresses of Ered Wethrin, and these they hardly defended against the Orcs. Before the walls of Eithel Sirion fell Hador the Golden-haired, defending the rearguard of his lord Fingolfin, being then sixty and six years of age, and with him fell Gundor his younger son, pierced with many arrows; and they were mourned by the Elves.
The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 18, Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
Elena Tiriel 14Mar10