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Golfimbul

Location(s): Mount Gram

Race/Species: Orc

Title(s): King of the Orcs of Mount Gram

Dates: died 2747 III

Description:

The leader of the Orc-band from Mount Gram that attacked the Shire in the Battle of Greenfields, 2747 Third Age.
The last battle, before this story opens, ... fought within ... the Shire, was ... the Battle of Greenfields, S.R. 1147, in which Bandobras Took routed an invasion of Orcs.

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Prologue, Concerning Hobbits

[Bullroarer] was so huge (for a hobbit) that he could ride a horse. He charged the ranks of the goblins of Mount Gram in the Battle of the Green Fields, and knocked their king Golfimbul's head clean off with a wooden club. It sailed a hundred yards through the air and went down a rabbit hole, and in this way the battle was won and the game of Golf invented at the same moment.

The Hobbit, Ch 1, An Unexpected Party

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 1Oct06

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