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Those who held the [[Three Rings]] of the [[Elves]] after their making, through more than 4,000 years of the [[Second Age|Second]] and [[Third Age|Third]] Ages. At the end of the Third Age, when the [[Rings of Power|Rings]] finally lost their power and were taken into the [[West]], the Keepers were [[Elrond]], [[Galadriel]] and [[Gandalf]].
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The '''Keepers of the Three Rings''' were those who held the [[Three Rings]] of the [[Elves]] after their making, through more than 4,000 years of the [[Second Age|Second]] and [[Third Age|Third]] Ages. Originally the three Keepers were [[Gil-galad]], [[Galadriel]], and [[Círdan]].  Gil-galad gave his Ring to [[Elrond]] and Círdan gave his to [[Gandalf]].<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>  At the end of the Third Age, when the [[Rings of Power|Rings]] finally lost their power and were taken into [[Aman|the West]], the Keepers were Elrond, Galadriel and Gandalf.<ref>{{App|Chief}}, [[29 September]] {{TA|3021}}</ref>
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The Keepers of the Three Rings were those who held the Three Rings of the Elves after their making, through more than 4,000 years of the Second and Third Ages. Originally the three Keepers were Gil-galad, Galadriel, and Círdan. Gil-galad gave his Ring to Elrond and Círdan gave his to Gandalf.[1] At the end of the Third Age, when the Rings finally lost their power and were taken into the West, the Keepers were Elrond, Galadriel and Gandalf.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age", 29 September T.A. 3021