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River-woman

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The '''River-woman''' was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the River [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]].  She was the mother of [[Goldberry]], who was for this reason known as the 'River-daughter'.  It is possible that she was a [[Maia]], like [[Melian]], who came to [[Middle-earth]] from [[Valinor]] and did not return.
 
The '''River-woman''' was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the River [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]].  She was the mother of [[Goldberry]], who was for this reason known as the 'River-daughter'.  It is possible that she was a [[Maia]], like [[Melian]], who came to [[Middle-earth]] from [[Valinor]] and did not return.
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Revision as of 18:11, 12 October 2006

The River-woman was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the River Withywindle in the Old Forest. She was the mother of Goldberry, who was for this reason known as the 'River-daughter'. It is possible that she was a Maia, like Melian, who came to Middle-earth from Valinor and did not return.