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Faramir

Meaning: Sufficient jewel

Location(s): Minas Tirith, Ithilien

Race/Species: Man

Type/Kind: Dunadan of Gondor

Title(s):
Captain of Gondor
Last Ruling Steward of Gondor
Steward to King Elessar
Prince of Ithilien
Lord of Emyn Arnen

Dates: III 2983 - IV 82

Parents: Denethor II, Finduilas of Dol Amroth

Siblings: Boromir

Spouse: Éowyn of Rohan

Children:
Elboron, 2nd Prince of Ithilien
Grandson: Barahir

Description:
"He could see Faramir's face which was now unmasked: it was stern and commanding, and a keen wit lay behind his searching glance. "
He is described as having grey eyes which were "very keen and bright". He was "clad in green and brown of varied hues", "hooded and masked with green" and had green gauntlets and a sword at his side.

The Two Towers, LoTR Book 4, Ch 4, Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

He stood up, very tall and stern, his grey eyes glinting.

The Two Towers, LoTR Book 4, Ch 5, The Window on the West

Elboron is named in the Princes of Dol Amroth family tree in The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoME Vol 12, Part 1, Ch 7, The Heirs of Elendil: The Line of Dol Amroth

The Thain's Book was thus the first copy made of the Red Book and contained much that was later omitted or lost. In Minas Tirith ... was added to it an abbreviated version of ... The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen.... The full tale is stated to have been written by Barahir, grandson of the Steward Faramir, some time after the passing of the King.

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Prologue, Note on the Shire Records

Contributors:
Dim Genesis, 12.27.02
Lyllyn 1.1.03
Added quotes: Elena Tiriel 16Jun04, 25Apr05, 18Oct05

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