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Doorward of Théoden

Guardian of the Golden Hall

The captain of the King's Riders, the personal bodyguard of the King of Rohan, tasked with protecting the Lord of the Mark and holding the doors of Meduseld when the King was within his Golden Hall. At the time of the War of the Ring the holder of this post was Háma, who admitted Gandalf and his companions into Meduseld and thus helped to bring about the healing of his lord Théoden. When Théoden rode to war, his Doorward Háma rode with him, and fell at the Battle of the Hornburg.


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Háma

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