Beadula, Guardian of the High-Pass

Beadula was a toll-collector of the Beornings and Guardian of the High Pass. Rumor however had it that he was secretly a minion of the Shadow.


Original form in MECCG: Baduila

Baduila is the latinized form of an ostrogothic male name, attributed to the historical King Baduila as his birthname. The etymology is most likely *badwō, "Battle", and -ila, a common gothic ending indicating an affectionate form. So Baduila would be "the little Battler" or "Little Fighter". The corresponding Anglo-Saxon form would be "Beadula".


Boromir: "Is it not a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt for so small a thing? So small a thing!"
- J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring II:10

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