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King Sheave

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King Sheave is a character in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lost Road." He is mentioned in a scene where Ælfwine, a mariner, tells the story of King Sheave, who was found as a boy in an empty ship coming from the west. He became a king in the North and ruled for many years before sailing away at the end of his life.[1]

External links


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings