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Beldir

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Beldir (born First Age 316) was the son of Belen and the father of Belemir, an ancestor of Beren Erchamion, the great hero of the First Age.[1]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
Bëor the Old
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baran
 
 
 
Belen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boron
 
Baranor
 
BELDIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boromir
 
Bereg
 
Belemir


Other Versions of the Legendarium

In the early versions of the genealogy of the House of Bëor there was no mention of Beldir, who did not appear until the revisions made after after publication of The Lord of the Rings in the 1950s.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (i) The House of Bëor, p. 231
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (i) The House of Bëor, p. 230