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Kinslaying (disambiguation)

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The term '''Kinslaying''' refers to the instances where [[Elves]] fought and killed other Elves. This happened only three times in history, and all of them where done by the [[Noldor]] during the quest to recover the [[Silmarils]].
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The term '''Kinslaying''' refers to the instances where [[Elves]] fought and killed other Elves. This happened only three times in history, and all of them where done by the [[Noldor]] during their quest to recover the [[Silmarils]]:
  
The kinslayings were:
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*The '''First Kinslaying''', also known as the [[Kinslaying at Alqualondë]], in which [[Teleri|Telerin Elves]] were killed over the usage of their ships.
 
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*The '''Second Kinslaying''', also known as the [[Sack of Doriath]], was fought over [[Dior Eluchíl|Dior]]'s [[Silmaril]].
*[[Kinslaying at Alqualondë]], or the '''First Kinslaying'''
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*The '''[[Third Kinslaying]]''', occurred at the [[Mouths of the Sirion]] and was fought over [[Elwing]]'s (Dior's daughter) [[Silmaril]]. The Third Kinslaying was considered the worst of the three.
*[[Sack of Doriath]], or the '''Second Kinslaying'''
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*the '''[[Third Kinslaying]]''' at the [[Mouths of Sirion]]
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Revision as of 19:52, 3 June 2010

The term Kinslaying refers to the instances where Elves fought and killed other Elves. This happened only three times in history, and all of them where done by the Noldor during their quest to recover the Silmarils:

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