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Faith Faulconbridge

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Faith Lucy Tilly Faulconbridge (born 1928) was the first wife of Christopher Tolkien. They married on April 2, 1951 and separated in 1964; the divorce followed three years later. She is a sculptress, and made the bust of Tolkien that the English Faculty at Oxford presented to him at his retirement.[1]


  1. Douglas A. Anderson, "Tolkien, Faith", published in J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia (edited by Michael Drout), page 665-6

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