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Finduilas - 1st Age

Meaning: 1st element means 'hair', last element 'leaf'?

Other Names: Faelivrin, 'gleam of the sun on (the pools of) Ivrin'

Location(s): Nargothrond

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Noldor

Title(s): N/A

Dates: 1,? - 1, c.495

Parents: father: Orodreth

Siblings: [Gil-galad]*

Spouse: did not marry

Children: none

Description:
*according to the last family tree of the House of Finarfin (see the bio of her father Orodreth) .
Finduilas had the golden hair of the House of Finarfin. Before the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, she loved Gwindor, but when he returned from his captivity in Angband as ''one of the aged among mortal Men", her heart turned away from him against her will, and she fell in love with Túrin son of Húrin. It was not mutual, and he failed to rescue her after the fall of Nargothrond. (The Silmarillion, QS, Ch. 21 - Of Túrin Turambar).

Contributors:
Finch, 01.07.03

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