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Findis

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'''Findis''' was a [[Noldo|Noldorin]] [[Elves|Elf]], the first child and daughter of [[Finwë]], the [[High King of the Noldor]] and [[Indis]], his second wife. Findis' name is a combination of the names of her parents.
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'''Findis''' was a [[Noldo|Noldorin]] [[Elves|Elf]], the first child and daughter of [[Finwë]], the [[King of the Noldor]] and [[Indis]], his second wife. Findis' name is a combination of the names of her parents.
  
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== History ==
 
During the [[Exile of the Noldor]] she remained with Indis and her younger brother [[Finarfin]] in [[Valinor]], where she apparently dwelt ever since.<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}, ''The names of Finwë's descendants''</ref>
 
During the [[Exile of the Noldor]] she remained with Indis and her younger brother [[Finarfin]] in [[Valinor]], where she apparently dwelt ever since.<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}, ''The names of Finwë's descendants''</ref>
  
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{{familytree| | | | FEA | | FDS | | FIN | | IRM | | FIR | | |FIN=[[Fingolfin]]</br><small>''{{YT|1190}} - {{FA|456}}''</small>|FIR=[[Finarfin]]</br><small>''b. {{YT|1230}}''</small>|FEA=[[Fëanor]]</br><small>''{{YT|1169}} - {{YT|1497|n}}''</small>|FDS='''FINDIS'''</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>|IRM=[[Írimë]]</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>}}
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{{familytree| | | | FEA | | FDS | | FIN | | IRM | | FIR | | |FIN=[[Fingolfin]]</br><small>''{{YT|1190}} - {{FA|456}}''</small>|FIR=[[Finarfin]]</br><small>''b. {{YT|1230}}''</small>|FEA=[[Fëanor]]</br><small>''{{YT|1169}} - {{YT|1497|n}}''</small>|FDS='''FINDIS'''</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>|IRM=[[Lalwen]]</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>}}
 
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Revision as of 20:57, 3 October 2015

Findis
Noldo
Elawen Altariel - Findis of Aman.jpg
"Findis of Aman" by Elawen Altariel
Biographical Information
LocationValinor
LanguageQuenya
Birthbetween Y.T. 1185 and Y.T. 1190
Tirion
Family
HouseHouse of Finwë
ParentageFinwë (father)
Indis (mother)
SiblingsFëanor (half-brother)
Fingolfin
Lalwen
Finarfin
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Findis

Findis was a Noldorin Elf, the first child and daughter of Finwë, the King of the Noldor and Indis, his second wife. Findis' name is a combination of the names of her parents.

Contents

History

During the Exile of the Noldor she remained with Indis and her younger brother Finarfin in Valinor, where she apparently dwelt ever since.[1]

Etymology

Her name seems to be a combination of her parents' names and obviously means "skilled woman". See Finwë and Indis.[source?]

Genealogy

Míriel
d. Y.T. 1170
 
 
 
Finwë
d. Y.T. 1495
 
 
 
Indis
b. Y.T.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fëanor
Y.T. 1169 - 1497
 
FINDIS
b. Y.T.
 
Fingolfin
Y.T. 1190 - F.A. 456
 
Lalwen
b. Y.T.
 
Finarfin
b. Y.T. 1230
 
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of Finwë's descendants