A Captain is a leader of men.A Captain may be a captain of troops or Soldiers, a Warleader or Warlord, a Chief, a Ship captain or the headman of a Guild or a Castellan.

In Sindarin the term equivalent to Captain was Gwaithor or Hothron.In Quenya it was Hesto.

Among the Hobbits the Thain or master of the Shire-moot was the captain of the Shire-muster and the Hobbitry-in-arms.

Captains of Renown


The Captain is a playable elite Order in LOTRRPG and a playable class in LOTRO


In MERP the title captain may refer to:



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