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Buldar

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'''Buldar''' was a [[Men|man]] living in [[Agar]] during the [[Second Age]], father of [[Hazad Longbeard]] and grandfather of [[Tal-Elmar (character)|Tal-Elmar]], hero of the unfinished story bearing the same name.  
 
'''Buldar''' was a [[Men|man]] living in [[Agar]] during the [[Second Age]], father of [[Hazad Longbeard]] and grandfather of [[Tal-Elmar (character)|Tal-Elmar]], hero of the unfinished story bearing the same name.  
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
During his days of youth, Buldar fought in the army of the North King and came back home with "a wound, a sword and a woman". The latter, named [[Elmar]], he wedded mostly against her wish and had many sons, of which the youngest was Hazad.  
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During his days of youth, Buldar fought in the army of the North King and came back home with "a wound, a sword and a woman". The latter, named [[Elmar]], he wedded mostly against her wish and had many sons, of which the youngest was Hazad.<ref>{{PM|Elmar}}</ref>
  
 
==Other versions of the Legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the Legendarium==
In a penciled note added to the manuscripts, J.R.R. Tolkien proposed that Buldar should be left out of the story and Elmar to be Hazad's wife. However, in the published version, this change did not occur.  
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In a penciled note added to the manuscripts, J.R.R. Tolkien proposed that Buldar should be left out of the story and Elmar to be Hazad's wife. However, in the published version, this change did not occur.<ref>{{PM|Elmar}}, note 5</ref>
  
 
==Genealogy==
 
==Genealogy==
 
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==References==
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[[Category:Second Age characters]]
*[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', "[[Tal-Elmar (chapter)|Tal-Elmar]]"
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[[Category:People of Agar]]
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Revision as of 02:02, 11 November 2012

Buldar
Man
Biographical Information
BirthSecond Age
DeathSecond Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Buldar was a man living in Agar during the Second Age, father of Hazad Longbeard and grandfather of Tal-Elmar, hero of the unfinished story bearing the same name.

Life

During his days of youth, Buldar fought in the army of the North King and came back home with "a wound, a sword and a woman". The latter, named Elmar, he wedded mostly against her wish and had many sons, of which the youngest was Hazad.[1]

Other versions of the Legendarium

In a penciled note added to the manuscripts, J.R.R. Tolkien proposed that Buldar should be left out of the story and Elmar to be Hazad's wife. However, in the published version, this change did not occur.[2]

Genealogy

BULDAR
 
Elmar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hazad Longbeard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tal-Elmar
 
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Tal-Elmar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Tal-Elmar", note 5