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Gildor

Meaning: From Gil+taur (Star-mighty?), or Gil+dor (Star-dwelling?)

Other Names: Inglorion = scion of Inglor (Q. Ingalaure), 'golden prince/chief'

Location(s): Valinor, Eriador

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Noldor

Dates: I-III or IV

Parents: Disputed*

Description:
"I am Gildor," answered their leader, the Elf who had first hailed him. "Gilder Inglorion of the House of Finrod. We are Exiles,..."
Book 1, Ch 3, Three is Company, FoTR, LOTR



*As Inglorion means 'scion of Inglor', at one stage of composition he may have been intended to become the son of Inglor Felagund son of Finrod, later Finrod son of Finarfin. This idea was probably abandoned.

Contributors:
Lyllyn 1.3.02, Finch, 01.08.03

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