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Middle-earth Enterprises (formerly Tolkien Enterprises) is a company which has the world-wide adaptation and merchandising rights to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.[1]

On the website was formerly listed the names, characters, locations, events, and objects from Tolkien's over which Middle-earth Enterprises claimed copyright. Below is the list from 2003.[2][3][4]

Contents

[edit] Names/characters

Appledore
Aragorn/Strider (also Elessar, Estel, Elfstone)
Arwen (also Evenstar, Undómiel, Lady of Rivendell)
Asfaloth
Baggins, Bilbo
Baggins, Frodo
Balin
Balrog (also Durin’s Bane)
Bard
Barrow-wights
Beechbone
Beorn
Beornings
Bifur
Black Riders (also Nazgûl, The Nine, Ringwraiths)
Bofur
Bolger, Fredegar (Fatty)
Bombadil, Tom (also Iarwain Ben-adar, Forn, Orald)
Bombur
Boromir
Bracegirdle
Brandybuck, Meriadoc (Merry)
Bregalad (Quickbeam)
Butterbur, Barliman
Carc
Celeborn
Círdan
Cotton, (Farmer & family: Jolly, Mrs., Nibs, Nick, Rosie, Young Tom)
Crebain
Dain (II) Ironfoot
Déagol
Denethor
Dernhelm
Dori
Dúnadan, pl. Dúnedain
Dunlendings
Dwalin
Elrond (also Elrond Halfelven)
Ents, Entwives, Entmaidens, Entings
Éomer
Éomund
Éowyn
Evenstar
Fallohides
Faramir
Fatty Lumpkin
Ferny, Bill
Fili
Galadriel
Galadhrim
Gamgee, Hamfast (also Gaffer)
Gamgee, Samwise (also Sam)
Gandalf (also Mithrandir, Stormcrow, Greyhame, Olórin)
Ghân-buri-Ghân
Gildor Inglorion
Gimli
Glóin
Glorfindel
Goldberry
Gollum/Sméagol (also Trahald)
Gorbag
Gothmog
Greyhame
Gríma (also Wormtongue)
Grishnákh
Gwaihir
Halflings
Haradrim (also Southrons, Swertings)
Harfoots
Hobbits (also Periannath, Halflings)
Iarwain Ben-adar
Imrahil
Ioreth
Istari
Kili
Landroval Legolas
Lord of the Nazgûl (also Witch King of Angmar)
Lugdush
Maggot, Farmer & Mrs.
Mûmak, mûmakil (also oliphaunt)
Nazgûl
Noldor (also High-elves)
Nori
Oakenshield, Thorin
Oin
Oliphaunt
Orald
Orcs (various species)
Ori
Proudfoot
Puddifoot
Pûkel-men
Quickbeam (also Bregalad)
Radagast the Brown
Ringwraiths
Roäc
Rohirrim
Sackville-Baggins (Lobelia, Lotho, Otho)
Saruman (also Sharkey)
Sauron (also the Dark Lord, Lord of the Rings, Lord of Barad-dûr)
Scatha
Shadowfax
Shagrat
Sharkey
Shelob
Shirriffs
Silvan Elves (also Wood-elves)
Smaug
Sméagol
Snowmane
Stoors
Strider
Théoden
Thranduil
Took (Belladonna, The Old, Peregrin aka Pippin)
Treebeard (also Fangorn)
Uglúk
Underhill
Wandlimb (also Fimbrethil)
Wargs
Wormtongue/Gríma
Woses

[edit] Places

Aglarond
Amon Hen
Amon Lhaw
Amon Sûl (also Weathertop)
Anduin
Angmar
Anórien
Archet
Arnor
Bag End
Bagshot Row
Barad-dûr
Baranduin (also Brandywine)
Barrow-Downs
Belfalas, Bay of Belfalas
Brandy Hall
Brandywine River
Brandywine Bridge (also Bridge of Stonebows)
Bree
Bridge of Mitheithel (also the Last Bridge)
Bruinen (River), Ford of Bruinen
Buck Hill, Buckland, Bucklebury
Bywater
Caradhras (also Redhorn, Barazinbar)
Caras Galadon
Carn Dûm
Carrock
Celebdil the White (also Silvertine, Zirak-zigil)
Celebrant (River), (also Silverlode, Field of Celebrant)
Cerin Amroth
Chamber of Mazarbul
Chetwood
Cirith Gorgor
Cirith Ungol
Combe
Cormallen, Field of
Cracks of Doom
Crickhollow
Dagorlad
Dale
Dead Marshes
Derndingle
Dimholt
Dimrill Dale (also Azanulbizar, Dimrill Gate, Dimrill Stair)
Dol Amroth
Dol Baran
Dol Guldur
Dorwinion
Druadan Forest
Dunharrow
Dunland
Dwarrowdelf (also Khazad-dûm, Moria)
Dwimorberg
Eastemnet
Eastfarthing
Edoras
Eldamar
Emyn Muil
Enedwaith
Entwade, Entwash (River), Entwood
Ephel Dúath
Erebor (also the Lonely Mountain)
Erech
Ered Lithui
Ered Luin
Ered Mithrin
Ered Nimrais
Eregion (also Hollin)
Eriador
Esgaroth (also Lake Town)
Fangorn Forest (also Entwood)
Fanuidhol the Grey (also Cloudyhead,vBundushathur)
Forlindon
Forodwaith
Frogmorton
Gladden Fields
Gondor
Gorgoroth, Plateau of
Great Smials
Green Dragon Inn
Grey Havens
Gulf of Lune
Harad, Far Harad, Haradwaith
Hardbottle
Harlindon
Harrowdale
Helm’s Deep
Hobbiton
Hollin (also Eregion)
Hornburg
Imladris (also Rivendell)
Isen (River), Fords of Isen
Isengard
Ithilien
Khand
Khazad-dûm (also Moria, Dwarrowdelf)
Last Homely House
Limlight (River)
Longbottom
Lórien
Lothlórien
Lune: Mountains of, Gulf of
Marish
Mathom-house
Mering Stream
Methedras
Michel Delving
Middle-earth
Midgewater Marshes
Minas Anor
Minas Ithil
Minas Morgul
Minas Tirith
Mindolluin
Mirkwood (also Greenwood the Great, Eryn Lasgalen)
Mirrormerev(also Kheled-zâram)
Misty Mountains
Morannon
Mordor
Morgul Pass, Morgul Vale
Moria (also Khazad-dûm, Dwarrowdelf)
Mount Doom (also Orodruin)
Nan Curunír (also Wizard’s Vale)
Nimrodel
Nindalf (also the Wetwang)
Northfarthing
Nurn
Nurnen, Sea of
Orodruin (also Mount Doom)
Orthanc
Osgiliath
Parth Galen
Pelargir
Pelennor, Pelennor Fields
Prancing Pony, The (Inn)
Rammas Echor
Rath Celerdain
Rath Dínen
Rauros
Ravenhill
Rhosgobel
Rhovanion
Rhudaur
Rhûn, Sea of Rhûn
Rivendell (also Imladris)
Rohan (also Riddermark)
Sarn Ford
Scary
Shire, The
Shirebourn (River)
Silverlode (also Celebrant)
Snowbourn (River)
Southfarthing
Staddle
Stonewain Valley
Stoning-land
Tarlang’s Neck
Tharbad
Three-farthing Stone
Trollshaws
Tuckborough
Umbar
Weathertop (also Amon Sûl)
Wellinghall
Westemnet
Westfarthing
Westfold, Westfold Vale
Westmarch
Wetwang (also Nindalf)
Wilderland (also Rhovanion)
Withywindle (River)

[edit] Things & Events

Andúril (also Flame of the West)
Angerthas
Arkenstone
athelas (also kingsfoil)
Book of Mazarbul
Cirth (also Certar)
cram
elanor
Entmoot
galenas
Glamdring (also Foe-hammer)
Isildur’s Bane (The One Ring)
Ithil-stone
kingsfoil
Khuzdul
lembas (also waybread)
Elanor, pl. mellyrn
mathom
miruvor
mithril
Narsil (also Sword of Elendil)
Narya, the Ring of Fire
Nenya, the Ring of Adamant
Nimloth (also the White Tree)
Orcrist (also Goblin-cleaver)
Orthanc-stone (also palantír)
palantír, pl. palantíri
Phial of Galadriel
Quenya
Red Book of Westmarch
Rohirric
Sindarin
Smials
Sting
Stone of Erech
talan (also flet)
Tengwar
Vilya, the Rings of the Firmament
Westron

[edit] References

  1. "About" , Middle-earth Enterpises (accessed 21 June 2014)
  2. "Tolkien Fanciful Names - Characters" dated 2 October 2003, Tolkien Enterprises (via Archive.org) (accessed 21 June 2014)
  3. "Tolkien Fanciful Names - Places" dated 2 October 2003, Tolkien Enterprises (via Archive.org) (accessed 21 June 2014)
  4. "Tolkien Fanciful Names - Things & Events" dated 2 October 2003, Tolkien Enterprises (via Archive.org) (accessed 21 June 2014)