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Revision as of 19:23, 12 March 2011

Indis
Vanya
Biographical Information
TitlesQueen of the Noldor
Family
SpouseFinwë
ChildrenFindis, Fingolfin, Irimë and Finarfin
Physical Description
GenderFemale
HeightTall[1]
Hair colorGolden[1]

Indis (Q, pron. [ˈindis]) was the second wife of Finwë. She had two sons, Fingolfin and Finarfin, and two daughters, Findis and Irimë. She was also the stepmother to Fëanor. After the slaying of her husband, she, along with her eldest daughter Findis, returned to live among her people, the Vanyar. Her mother was a sister of Ingwë, King of the Vanyar.

Indis is also Quenya for "wife; bride".

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor"