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'''John Francis Reuel Tolkien'''  ([[16 November|November 16]], [[1917]] - [[22 January|January 22]], [[2003]]) was [[J.R.R. Tolkien|J.R.R.]] and [[Edith Tolkien]]'s first son. He was given his Orders as a priest in [[1946]], and read the Mass at his father's funeral.  
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'''John Francis Reuel Tolkien'''  ([[16 November|November 16]], [[1917]] - [[22 January|January 22]], [[2003]]) was [[J.R.R. Tolkien|J.R.R.]] and [[Edith Tolkien]]'s first son. He took his second name after his father's guardian, Father [[Francis Xavier Morgan]].<ref>{{HM|Bio}}</ref>
  
 
John often had difficulty falling asleep and his father would come on his bed and tell tales. These stories included the tale of [[Carrots]], a boy with red hair who climbed into a cuckoo clock and went off on a series of strange adventures (this was the premise for the character of [[Tom Bombadil]]{{fact}}), and also a tale called "[[The Orgog]]".<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 125</ref>
 
John often had difficulty falling asleep and his father would come on his bed and tell tales. These stories included the tale of [[Carrots]], a boy with red hair who climbed into a cuckoo clock and went off on a series of strange adventures (this was the premise for the character of [[Tom Bombadil]]{{fact}}), and also a tale called "[[The Orgog]]".<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 125</ref>
  
In [[2001]] he had ordered his attorneys to take legal action against a website, which were advertising a new book containing allegations about his conduct while working as a priest. They are attempting to halt the book, which they claim is defamatory.{{fact}}
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In 13 February [[1944]] John Tolkien was made Exorcist and Acolyte (the two highest of the Minor Orders of the Roman Catholic Church) in a ceremony at Stonyhurst. He was given his Orders as a priest in [[1946]].
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Between 1957 to 1987 Father John Tolkien lived in Stoke-on-Trent.
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In September 1973, Father John Tolkien celebrated a Requiem Mass for his father at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, in Oxford.
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Father John Tolkien's grave is also in the same cemetery, not far from that of his parents.
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''The Tolkien family is under perpetual abuse of one kind or another. It goes on all the time.I am anticipating endless bother when the film actually comes out.''  to the Daily Telegraph  in 2001.
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==Bibliography==
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===Books===
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*[[1992]]: ''[[The Tolkien Family Album]]'' (with [[Priscilla Tolkien]])
  
 
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*[http://johntolkien.wordpress.com/ Fr John Tolkien Biography]
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1313620/Lord-of-Rings-films-will-force-Tolkien-family-into-hiding.html Lord of Rings films will force Tolkien family into hiding]
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*[http://www.thepotteries.org/people/tolkien_john.htm John Tolkien]
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Latest revision as of 14:29, 4 May 2014

This article is about J.R.R. Tolkien's son. For the Arthur Tolkien's father, see John Benjamin Tolkien.

John Francis Reuel Tolkien (November 16, 1917 - January 22, 2003) was J.R.R. and Edith Tolkien's first son. He took his second name after his father's guardian, Father Francis Xavier Morgan.[1]

John often had difficulty falling asleep and his father would come on his bed and tell tales. These stories included the tale of Carrots, a boy with red hair who climbed into a cuckoo clock and went off on a series of strange adventures (this was the premise for the character of Tom Bombadil[source?]), and also a tale called "The Orgog".[2]

In 13 February 1944 John Tolkien was made Exorcist and Acolyte (the two highest of the Minor Orders of the Roman Catholic Church) in a ceremony at Stonyhurst. He was given his Orders as a priest in 1946.

Between 1957 to 1987 Father John Tolkien lived in Stoke-on-Trent.

In September 1973, Father John Tolkien celebrated a Requiem Mass for his father at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, in Oxford.

Father John Tolkien's grave is also in the same cemetery, not far from that of his parents.

[edit] Quotes

The Tolkien family is under perpetual abuse of one kind or another. It goes on all the time.I am anticipating endless bother when the film actually comes out. to the Daily Telegraph in 2001.

[edit] Bibliography

[edit] Books

[edit] Family Tree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edith Bratt
 
J.R.R. Tolkien
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Tolkien
 
Michael Tolkien
 
Faith Faulconbridge
 
Christopher Tolkien
 
Baillie Tolkien
 
Priscilla Tolkien
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Simon Tolkien
 
 
Adam Tolkien
 
Rachel Tolkien


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[edit] References

  1. Humphrey Carpenter, J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 125