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Eilinel

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'''Eilinel''' was the wife of [[Gorlim|Gorlim the Unhappy]].
 
'''Eilinel''' was the wife of [[Gorlim|Gorlim the Unhappy]].
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==History==
 
==History==
 
Eilinel was a fair and gentle maiden, and was much loved by Gorlim. When her husband went to the [[Dagor Bragollach]], their house was plundered. Eilinel was killed.
 
Eilinel was a fair and gentle maiden, and was much loved by Gorlim. When her husband went to the [[Dagor Bragollach]], their house was plundered. Eilinel was killed.
  
 
Upon returning home, Gorlim could not find any trace of Eilinel. He kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, and [[Sauron]] tricked him by devising a [[phantoms|phantom]] of Eilinel to make him betray the location of [[Barahir]].<ref name=S19>{{S|19}}</ref>
 
Upon returning home, Gorlim could not find any trace of Eilinel. He kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, and [[Sauron]] tricked him by devising a [[phantoms|phantom]] of Eilinel to make him betray the location of [[Barahir]].<ref name=S19>{{S|19}}</ref>
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree| GOR |~| EIL | |GOR=[[Gorlim]]</br><small>''d. {{FA|460}}''</small>|EIL='''EILINEL'''</br><small>''d. {{FA|455}}''</small>}}
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Latest revision as of 21:06, 17 September 2015

Eilinel
Adan
Biographical Information
Other namesthe White[1]
Deathc. F.A. 455
Family
SpouseGorlim
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Eilinel was the wife of Gorlim the Unhappy.

[edit] History

Eilinel was a fair and gentle maiden, and was much loved by Gorlim. When her husband went to the Dagor Bragollach, their house was plundered. Eilinel was killed.

Upon returning home, Gorlim could not find any trace of Eilinel. He kept returning to their house seeking for his lost wife, and Sauron tricked him by devising a phantom of Eilinel to make him betray the location of Barahir.[2]

[edit] Genealogy

Angrim
b. F.A.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gorlim
d. F.A. 460
 
EILINEL
d. F.A. 455
 
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "IV. The Lay of Leithian Recommenced", pp. 336-8
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"