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Huor

Meaning: Heart-vigour

Location(s): Dor-lomin

Race/Species: Man

Type/Kind: 1st Age Edain

Dates: I 1442-1471

Parents: F - Galdor of Dor-lomin

Siblings: Hurin Thalion

Spouse: Rian, daughter of Belagund

Children: Tuor

Description:
Huor went with Hurin his brother to Gondolin; slain in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.
Unfinished Tales, index

‘Huor his brother was tall, the tallest of all the Edain save his own son Tuor only, and a swift runner…. There was great love between the brothers, and they were seldom apart in their youth.’
Unfinished Tales, Narn I Hin Hurin

(To Turgon at the Nirnaeth Arnoediad) ‘Then Huor spoke and said: "Yet if it (Gondolin) stands but a little while, then out of your house shall come the hope of Elves and Men. This I say to you, lord, with the eyes of death: though we part here forever, and I shall not look on your white walls again, from you and from me a new star shall arise. Farewell!"’
The Silmarillion, Of the Fifth Battle

‘There as the sun westered on the sixth day, and the shadow of Ered Wethrin grew dark, Huor fell pierced with a venomed arrow in his eye…’
The Silmarillion, Of the Fifth Battle

Contributors:
Information from Andreth 11.01.03

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