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'''Elphir''' was the twenty-third [[Prince of Dol Amroth]]. He was the oldest son of the four children of [[Imrahil]], his mother is unknown. Elphir was born in [[Third Age|T.A.]] 2987 and died in [[Fourth Age|F.A.]] 57. He had two brothers, [[Erchirion]] and [[Amrothos]], and a sister, [[Lothiriel]]. His wife's name is unknown but he had a child, [[Alphros]].
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}}'''Elphir''' was the twenty-third [[Prince of Dol Amroth]].  
  
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==History==
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Elphir was the oldest son of the four children of [[Imrahil]]. He was born in {{TA|2987}}, and was already a man by the time of the [[War of the Ring]], but no feat of his was recorded. He had two brothers, [[Erchirion]] and [[Amrothos]], and a sister, [[Lothíriel]].
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After his death in {{FoA|57}}, he was succeeded by his son [[Alphros]].<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, ''The Line of Dol Amroth'', p. 221</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''Elphir'' seems to mean "Swan-lord", from [[Sindarin]] ''[[alph]]'' ("swan") and ''[[hîr]]'' ("lord").
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Elphir
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesPrince of Dol Amroth
LocationDol Amroth, Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2987
RuleFo.A. 34 - 57 (23 years)
DeathFo.A. 57 (aged 91)
Family
HouseHouse of Dol Amroth
ParentageImrahil
SiblingsErchirion, Amrothos and Lothíriel.
ChildrenAlphros
Physical Description
GenderMale
Elphir was the twenty-third Prince of Dol Amroth.

History

Elphir was the oldest son of the four children of Imrahil. He was born in T.A. 2987, and was already a man by the time of the War of the Ring, but no feat of his was recorded. He had two brothers, Erchirion and Amrothos, and a sister, Lothíriel.

After his death in Fo.A. 57, he was succeeded by his son Alphros.[1]

Etymology

Elphir seems to mean "Swan-lord", from Sindarin alph ("swan") and hîr ("lord").

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", The Line of Dol Amroth, p. 221
Elphir
House of Dol Amroth
Born: T.A. 2987 Died: Fo.A. 57
Preceded by:
Imrahil
23rd Prince of Dol Amroth
Fo.A. 34 - Fo.A. 57
Followed by:
Alphros