|Fate||Passed away from an unknown cause|
|Weapon||Sword and Bow|
Bard Bowman was a man who lived in Esgaroth "Lake-town" during his life in the late-Third Age. He was also a legendary figure who killed the dragon Smaug, and the people proudly made him their king for his heroic action in saving them. During the rebuilding of the city in TA 2941, Bard became the city's first King, and the people saw him as a wise and able ruler. Ruling the kingdom for eight years, Bard died from an unknown cause and was succeeded by his son, Bain.