Beren (son of Belemir)

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Beren
Adan
Biographical Information
BirthF.A. 374
Family
HouseHouse of Bëor
ParentageBelemir and Adanel
ChildrenTwo unnamed children and Emeldir
Physical Description
GenderMale

Beren (born F.A. 374) was a man of the House of Bëor.

History[edit]

Beren was the son of Belemir — a great-grandson of Bëor through Belen, Bëor's younger son — and Adanel, the grand-daughter of Marach himself through his elder son Malach. Beren was said to have had three children. The third child was Emeldir the Man-hearted, the mother of the renowned Beren the One-handed, who was named after his grandfather Beren himself.[1]


Genealogy[edit]

 
 
Bëor
262 - 355
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baran
289 - 390
 
Belen
b. 292
 
Marach
282 - 376
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boron
315 - 408
 
Beldir
b. 316
 
Malach
307 - 398
 
Zimrahin
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boromir
338 - 432
 
Belemir
b. 339
 
Adanel
b. 339
 
Magor
b. 341
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregor
359 - 448
 
 
 
BEREN
b. 374
 
 
 
Hathol
b. 365
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barahir
400 - 460
 
Emeldir
b. 406
 
two children
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beren
432 - 503
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other versions of the legendarium[edit]

There were two versions of the genealogical table for the House of Hador. In the first version of the table, there was a note that [Belemir and Adanel had five children and that Beren was their fifth. In the second version, there was no reference to these other children. The section of the second version shown above shows only the first Beren, although the other children may have existed.[2] The two unnamed siblings of Emeldir were noted in the final version of the House of Bëor genealogy[1] and so are included in the table.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", Commentary, (i) The House of Bëor, p. 231
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", Commentary, (ii) The House of Hador, p. 233