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The Blessed

The Blessed was an epithet applied to both Tuor[1] and his son Eärendil.[2][3] It presumably referred to both, uniquely amongst Men, having reached Aman, the 'Blessed Realm'.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §144.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West".
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor".