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Bergil

Stefano Baldo - Bergil.jpg
Bergil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthAround T.A. 3009
Gondor
Family
ParentageBeregond
SiblingsBorlas
Physical Description
GenderMale
Bergil was a boy of Minas Tirith.

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[edit] History

Bergil was born around T.A. 3009, was the eldest son of Beregond of Gondor. He had at least a younger brother, Borlas.

A boy at the time of the War of the Ring, he accompanied Pippin Took when he first arrived in the city of Minas Tirith. He led Pippin to the Great Gate of Minas Tirith to view the men from the various provinces of Gondor coming to Pelennor to reinforce the city against the impending siege.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Bergil is Sindarin for "Valiant star".

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baranor
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iorlas
b. c. T.A. 2990
 
 
 
 
Beregond
fl. T.A. 3019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERGIL
b. c. T.A. 3009
 
Borlas
d. after Fo.A. 120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
daughter
unknown
 
Berelach
fl. Fo.A. 120


[edit] Portrayal in Adaptations

1956: The Lord of the Rings (1956 radio series):

The role of Bergil was played by a young David Hemmings.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"
  2. Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1726, December 7, 1956