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'''Ilfrin''', called '''Littleheart''', was an [[Elves|elf]] of [[Tol Eressëa]], who told the tales of the [[Fall of Gondolin]] and the [[Nauglafring]] in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]''.  In his own tale of the Nauglafring it is said by [[Gilfanon|Ailios]] that only Littleheart son of [[Bronweg]] had seen the Nauglafring and still was alive.
 
'''Ilfrin''', called '''Littleheart''', was an [[Elves|elf]] of [[Tol Eressëa]], who told the tales of the [[Fall of Gondolin]] and the [[Nauglafring]] in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]''.  In his own tale of the Nauglafring it is said by [[Gilfanon|Ailios]] that only Littleheart son of [[Bronweg]] had seen the Nauglafring and still was alive.
  
In the earlier legendarium, the Book of Lost Tales included, he was named '''Ilfiniol'''.
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In the earlier [[legendarium]], the ''Book of Lost Tales'' included, he was named '''Ilfiniol''' (also '''Elfriniol''', '''Elfriniel''', and '''Ilfrith''', '''Elfrith''').<ref>{{HM|IX}}, pp. 126, 237</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:46, 9 June 2012

"there are Tolkien's latest thoughts, his best thoughts, and his published thoughts and these are not necessarily the same." — Tolkien's Legendarium
This article is non-canon.

Ilfrin, called Littleheart, was an elf of Tol Eressëa, who told the tales of the Fall of Gondolin and the Nauglafring in The Book of Lost Tales Part Two. In his own tale of the Nauglafring it is said by Ailios that only Littleheart son of Bronweg had seen the Nauglafring and still was alive.

In the earlier legendarium, the Book of Lost Tales included, he was named Ilfiniol (also Elfriniol, Elfriniel, and Ilfrith, Elfrith).[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The History of Middle-earth Index, pp. 126, 237