Bergil is the ten-year-old son of Beregond and a friend to Pippin. On Pippin’s first day in Minas Tirith, he shows him around the city. When the wagons transport the women and children from Minas Tirith, Bergil stays behind with a few of the other young boys, serving during the battle as an aid to the Healers. Upon Aragorn’s request, he sources a few leaves of kingsfoil that prove vital to Faramir, Merry, and Éowyn’s recovery.
Bergil Character Timeline in The Return of the King
The timeline below shows where the character Bergil appears in The Return of the King. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 5, Chapter 1
...Denethor. Once all the arriving parties have entered the city, night begins to fall, and Bergil and Pippin hurry inside too. Pippin heads back to his lodgings to find Gandalf—but Gandalf... (full context)
Book 5, Chapter 8
Book 5, Chapter 10