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Twelve Houses of the Gondolindrim

The Twelve Houses of the Gondolindrim were the kindreds of Gondolin, which were described in the Fall of Gondolin in great detail.[1]:172-4 They are as follows:

Twelve Houses of the Gondothlim
House Symbol(s) Leader
House of the King Moon, Sun, Scarlet Heart Turgon
House of the Heavenly Arch Rainbow, Opal, Jewelled Boss Egalmoth
House of the Tree Tree, Iron-studded club, Slings Galdor
House of the Golden Flower Rayed Sun, Golden Flower (celandine) Glorfindel
House of the Fountain Fountain, Silver, Diamonds, Flute Ecthelion
House of the Swallow Arrowhead, Fan of Feathers Duilin
House of the Harp Silver Harp, Tassels of silver and gold Salgant
House of the Mole (no emblem), Moleskin, Double-bladed Axe Maeglin
House of the Pillar A Pillar Penlod
House of the Tower of Snow A Tower Penlod
House of the Wing White Wing Tuor
House of the Hammer of Wrath Stricken Anvil, Red gold and Black iron, Maces Rog


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin"