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<b>Beleth</b> (born [[First Age|F.A.]] 417) was the eldest child and only daughter of [[Bregolas]], son of [[Bregor]] from the [[House of Bëor]]. Her remote descendant in the [[Second Age]] was [[Beregar]], father of [[Erendis]], queen of [[Númenor]].
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'''Beleth''' (born {{FA|417}}) was the eldest child and only daughter of [[Bregolas]].
  
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== History ==
                [[Bëor the Old]]
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Beleth was two years older than [[Baragund]] and four years older than [[Baragund]]. After the [[Dagor Bragollach]], most women and children of the house of Bëor were forced to flee Dorthonion. No tales relate the fate of Beleth; her brothers fell with [[Barahir]] when their [[Barahir's Outlaw Band|band of outlaws]] was betrayed.<ref name="Ruin">{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref>
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        ----------------------
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        |          |        |
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      [[Bregor]]    [[Andreth]]    [[Beril]]
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    (359-448)  (* 361)  (* 365)
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    -------------------------------------------------------
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    |                    |          |          |        |
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  [[Bregil]] = [[Arachon]]    [[Hirwen]]    [[Bregolas]]    [[Gilwen]]    [[Barahir]]
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(* 386)              (* 389)  (393-455)  (* 397)  (400-460)
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                                    |                = [[Emeldir]]
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            [[Beleth]]        [[Baragund]]       [[Belegund]]
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            (* 417)      (420-460)      (422-460)
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              :            |              |
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              :      [[Morwen Eledhwen]]     [[Rían]]
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              :        = [[Húrin]]         = [[Huor]]
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            [[Beregar]]
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          (of Númenor)
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            [[Erendis]]
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        (queen of Númenor)
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Beleth's remote descendant in the [[Second Age]] was [[Beregar]], father of [[Erendis]].<ref name=WJBeor>{{WJ|14}}, ''(i) House of Bëor''</ref>
  
Sources: [[The History of Middle-earth|HoME]] XI, 230-231.
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== Genealogy ==
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{{familytree | | | | | | | | | |:| | | | | | | | | |}}
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{{familytree | | | | | | | | | BRE | | | | | | | | |BRE=[[Bregor]]}}
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{{familytree | BRG | | HIR | | BGL | | GIL | | BAR |BRG=[[Bregil]]|HIR=[[Hirwen]]|BGL=[[Bregolas]]|GIL=[[Gilwen]]|BAR=[[Barahir]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | BEL | | BRG | | BLG | | | | |BEL='''BELETH'''|BRG=[[Baragund]]|BLG=[[Belegund]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | |:| | | MOR | | RIA | | | | |MOR=[[Morwen|Morwen<br/>Eledhwen]]|RIA=[[Rían]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | |:| | | | | | | | | | | | | |}}
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{{familytree | | | | | BER | | | | | | | | | | | | |BER=[[Beregar]]<br/>(of [[Númenor]])}}
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{{familytree | | | | | |!| | | | | | | | | | | | | |}}
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{{familytree | | | | | ERE | | | | | | | | | | | | |ERE=[[Erendis]]<br/>(Queen of<br/>Númenor)}}
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{{familytree/end}}
  
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==Other Versions of the Legendarium==
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In an early version of the House of Bëor, Beleth was the daughter of [[Boron]] and thus aunt to Bregor.  In the last revision to the genealogy Beleth was moved down three generations.<ref name=WJBeor/>
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{{references}}
 
[[Category:Edain]]
 
[[Category:Edain]]
 
[[Category:House of Bëor]]
 
[[Category:House of Bëor]]
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[[fr:encyclo:personnages:hommes:1a:peuple_de_beor:beleth]]
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[[fi:Beleth]]

Revision as of 12:17, 4 November 2012

Beleth
Adan
Biographical Information
BirthF.A. 417
Family
HouseHouse of Bëor
ParentageBregolas
SiblingsBaragund and Belegund
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Beleth (born F.A. 417) was the eldest child and only daughter of Bregolas.

Contents

History

Beleth was two years older than Baragund and four years older than Baragund. After the Dagor Bragollach, most women and children of the house of Bëor were forced to flee Dorthonion. No tales relate the fate of Beleth; her brothers fell with Barahir when their band of outlaws was betrayed.[1]

Beleth's remote descendant in the Second Age was Beregar, father of Erendis.[2]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bëor the Old
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregil
 
Hirwen
 
Bregolas
 
Gilwen
 
Barahir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BELETH
 
Baragund
 
Belegund
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morwen
Eledhwen
 
Rían
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beregar
(of Númenor)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Erendis
(Queen of
Númenor)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Other Versions of the Legendarium

In an early version of the House of Bëor, Beleth was the daughter of Boron and thus aunt to Bregor. In the last revision to the genealogy Beleth was moved down three generations.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  2. 2.0 2.1 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) House of Bëor