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House of Finwë deathwatch

2nd March 2016 (13:50)

I mentioned this earlier... situation as of HoM-e(CV) part 273.

I'm counting members by birth, not marriage (ie, Finwë's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren); and 24 is the number who were alive when the Two Trees last bloomed.

Amrod is a Schrödinger's Fëanorian: possibly alive, possibly dead, depending on which version of the story you use. :)


Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 3rd March 2016 13:20 (UTC)

True; though I tend to agree with the suggestion that she would have lived in Hithlum, and as such been killed at/after Nirnaeth Arnoediad along with most of Fingon's people.

On the other hand, her connection to Voronwë doesn't seem to be based on anything other than "He's a high-ranking Noldo so he must be descended from Finwë", which doesn't really follow for me.

Posted by: Garth St.Claire (Garth St.Claire)
Posted at: 3rd March 2016 14:37 (UTC)

That's a sensible assumption.

On Voronwe I got the idea from the fact that he called himself "of the House of Fingolfin" but I admit that it could simply be a Gildor situation in that he was a noble follower/retainer of that house.

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