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Faith Faulconbridge

Faith Lucy Tilly Faulconbridge (1928- 24 October, 2017)[1][2] was the first wife of Christopher Tolkien. They married on April 2, 1951 and separated in 1964; the divorce followed three years later. She was a sculptress, and made the bust of Tolkien that the English Faculty at Oxford presented to him at his retirement.[3]

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  1. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimes-uk/obituary.aspx?pid=187107377
  2. http://tolkienbrasil.com/noticias/diversas/faleceu-faith-tolkien-primeira-esposa-de-christopher-tolkien/
  3. Douglas A. Anderson, "Tolkien, Faith", published in J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia (edited by Michael D.C. Drout), pp. 665-6