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Finrod swears an oath to Barahir in the Dagor Bragollach

Event Type: Military/Strategic

Age: 1st Age

Year: 0455

Description:

An event in the Dagor Bragollach; see that entry for an overview:
Barahir... rescued him.... Thus Felagund escaped...; but he swore an oath of abiding friendship and aid in every need to Barahir and all his kin, and in token of his vow he gave to Barahir his ring.

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

Barahir... saved the Elven-king. Then [he] gave to Barahir his ring, an heirloom of his house, in token of the oath that he swore unto Barahir to render whatsoever service was asked in hour of need to him or to any of his kin. Then [he] went south to Nargothrond, but Barahir returned to Dorthonion to save what he could of the people of Bëor.

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

Contributors:
Lyllyn 3Nov03
Elena Tiriel 14Mar10

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