Guthláf was the banner-bearer of King Théoden of Rohan.


Guthláf rode to the relief of Minas Tirith with his Lord in the War of the Ring, and there fought in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields where he was slain. He fell with the banner in his hand, and it had to be taken from him after death to be given to Éomer. He earned himself mention in the Song of the Mounds of Mundburg.[1]

Portrayal in adaptations

The Lord of the Rings Online


Foreign Language Translated name
Chinese (Hong Kong) 古斯拉夫


Gúthlaf was an Old English name, which Tolkien got from the Beowulf poem.[citation needed]



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