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'''Eilinel''' was the wife of [[Gorlim|Gorlim the Unhappy]].<ref name=S19>{{S|19}}</ref>
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}}'''Eilinel''' was the wife of [[Gorlim|Gorlim the Unhappy]].<ref name=S19>{{S|19}}</ref>
 
==History==
 
==History==
  
 
Not much is known of Eilinel. She was a fair and gentle maiden,<ref>{{LB|C2}}, pp. 162-3</ref> called ''Eilinel the White'',<ref>{{LB|4}}, pp. 336-8</ref> and was much loved by Gorlim.<ref name=S19/>
 
Not much is known of Eilinel. She was a fair and gentle maiden,<ref>{{LB|C2}}, pp. 162-3</ref> called ''Eilinel the White'',<ref>{{LB|4}}, pp. 336-8</ref> and was much loved by Gorlim.<ref name=S19/>
  
When her husband, a member of [[Barahir's Outlaw Band]], was away for war, their house was plundered. Gorlim, returning home, could not find a trace of Eilinel. As Gorlim kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, [[Sauron]] tricked him by devising a [[phantoms|phantom]] of Eilinel (whom were already dead), and could thus captivate him.<ref name=S19/>
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When her husband, a member of [[Barahir's Outlaw Band]], was away at war, their house was plundered. Gorlim, returning home, could not find a trace of Eilinel. As Gorlim kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, [[Sauron]] tricked him by devising a [[phantoms|phantom]] of Eilinel (who was already dead), and could thus capture him.<ref name=S19/>
  
 
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Eilinel
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Eilinel was the wife of Gorlim the Unhappy.[1]

History

Not much is known of Eilinel. She was a fair and gentle maiden,[2] called Eilinel the White,[3] and was much loved by Gorlim.[1]

When her husband, a member of Barahir's Outlaw Band, was away at war, their house was plundered. Gorlim, returning home, could not find a trace of Eilinel. As Gorlim kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, Sauron tricked him by devising a phantom of Eilinel (who was already dead), and could thus capture him.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "III. The Lay of Leithian: Canto II (Gorlim's betrayal and Beren's revenge)", pp. 162-3
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "IV. The Lay of Leithian Recommenced", pp. 336-8