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==History==
 
==History==
In {{FoA|172}}, King [[Aragorn|Elessar]] ordered Findegil to write a copy of the  [[Red Book of Westmarch]].<ref>{{FR|Records}}</ref>
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In {{FoA|172}}, Findegil wrote a copy of the  [[Thain's Book]] for the [[Thain]] of the [[Shire]], probably at the request of [[Peregrin Took]]'s great-grandson.<ref>{{FR|Records}}</ref>
 
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==Etymology==
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''Findegil'' is [[Sindarin]] and possibly means "skilled pen" and contains ''[[tegil]]'' "pen"
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The first element of the name seems to be ''*fin-'' "skill" ([[root]] [[PHIN]]-; cf. [[Old Noldorin]] ''[[finde]]''<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}</ref>). There is also a word ''[[fîn]]'' "hair".
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Revision as of 05:29, 10 May 2013

Findegil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing's Writer
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthEarly Fourth Age
Physical Description
GenderMale
Findegil was the King's Writer of Gondor in the Fourth Age.

History

In Fo.A. 172, Findegil wrote a copy of the Thain's Book for the Thain of the Shire, probably at the request of Peregrin Took's great-grandson.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Note on the Shire Records"