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1953

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* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
 
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''27''' - [[Lorri Holt]], who would provide the voice of [[Éowyn]] to ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[June 11|1]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[June 27|27]]''' - [[Lorri Holt]], who would provide the voice of [[Éowyn]] to ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)]]'', is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
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==August==
 
==August==
 
*'''4''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
 
*'''4''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  

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