Michael George Tolkien

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Michael Tolkien at The Return of the Ring, 2012

Michael George Reuel Tolkien (born 11 January 1943) is the grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien, being the son of Michael H.R. Tolkien. Michael was born in Birmingham, raised in a rural community in the Chiltern Hills, and then moved several times due to his father's changes of employment.

Michael is a poet and author of several books. He retired in 1994 due to ill health. He has been married three times since 1967 and has two daughters, Catherine and Ruth. Michael is a member of the board of the Tolkien Estate.



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Edith Bratt
J.R.R. Tolkien
John Tolkien
Joan Griffiths
Michael Tolkien
Christopher Tolkien
Priscilla Tolkien
Joanna Tolkien
Hugh Baker
Irene Ferrier
Michael George Tolkien
Rosemary Walters
Judith Tolkien
Alan Crombleholme

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