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Biographical Information
Death28 February, T.A. 3019
Eaves of Fangorn Forest
Physical Description

Gárulf was a Man of Rohan during the War of the Ring.

[edit] History

Gárulf was a rider in the Éored of Éomer, Third Marshal of the Riddermark. He was killed by Uruk-hai under the eaves of Fangorn Forest when Éomer and his men attacked and slaughtered the Uruks of Uglúk. His horse Hasufel was given to Aragorn by Éomer when they first met in the Wold.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Gárulf is Old English for "spear-wolf". It was a name of a jutish warrior in the Finnsburg Fragment.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Riders of Rohan"