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Finrod rescued by Barahir at Serech in the Dagor Bragollach

Event Type: Military/Strategic

Age Begins: 1st Age

Age Ends: 2nd Age - Pre-Rings

Year: 0455

Description:

An event in the Dagor Bragollach; see that entry for an overview:
[In] the fighting... near to the Pass of Sirion... King Finrod Felagund, hastening from the south, was cut off from his people and surrounded with small company in the Fen of Serech; and he would have been slain or taken, but Barahir came up with the bravest of his men and rescued him, and made a wall of spears about him; and they cut their way out of the battle with great loss. Thus Felagund escaped....

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 18, Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin

But Barahir... was in the fighting further westward nigh the passes of Sirion. There... Felagund... was defeated and was surrounded with small company in the Fen of Serech. But Barahir came thither with the doughtiest of his men, and broke the leaguer of the Orcs and saved the Elven-king.

The War of the Jewels, HoME Vol 11, Part 1, The Grey Annals

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 14Mar10

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