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Presumably named for the famous Beren One-hand of the First Age, whose name seems to have meant 'Bold' or 'Daring'
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This is not the Beren who recovered a Silmaril from Morgoth's Iron Crown. For that much earlier character, see the entry for Beren Erchamion.

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Beren

The Steward who installed Saruman in Orthanc

Stewards of Gondor

The nineteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor, the son of Egalmoth, named for Beren Erchamion. Beren was the Steward who granted Saruman the Key of Orthanc.


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The date of Beren's birth appears only in The History of Middle-earth volume XII, The Peoples of Middle-earth. It cannot therefore be considered completely reliable.

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