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Glóredhel

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'''Glóredhel''' was the daughter of [[Hador Lórindol|Hador]] and [[Gildis]], and sister of [[Galdor of Dor-lómin|Galdor]] and [[Gundor]]. She was older than both of them. Glóredhel married [[Haldir]], chief of the [[Haladin]]. She was the mother of [[Handir]], who was in turn the father of [[Brandir]] the Lame.
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'''Glóredhel''' (died [[First Age]] 472) was the daughter of [[Hador Lórindol|Hador]] and [[Gildis]], and sister of [[Galdor of Dor-lómin|Galdor]] and [[Gundor]]. She was older than both of them. Glóredhel married [[Haldir of the Haladin|Haldir]], chief of the [[House of Haleth]]. She was the mother of [[Handir]], who was in turn the father of [[Brandir|Brandir the Lame]].
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She died of grief after learning her husband had been killed in the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]] ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears").
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== Etymology ==
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Glóredhel means "[[Elf]] of the Golden Light" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[glor]]-'' = "holy golden light" and ''[[edhel]]'' = "Elf"). She was so named because of her radiant blonde hair and height, which was comparable to an Elf.
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== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
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In early drafts of the [[legendarium]], Glóredhel was named '''Glorwendil'''.
  
 
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Glóredhel (died First Age 472) was the daughter of Hador and Gildis, and sister of Galdor and Gundor. She was older than both of them. Glóredhel married Haldir, chief of the House of Haleth. She was the mother of Handir, who was in turn the father of Brandir the Lame.

She died of grief after learning her husband had been killed in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears").

Etymology

Glóredhel means "Elf of the Golden Light" in Sindarin (from glor- = "holy golden light" and edhel = "Elf"). She was so named because of her radiant blonde hair and height, which was comparable to an Elf.

Other Versions of the Legendarium

In early drafts of the legendarium, Glóredhel was named Glorwendil.