Arador – The fourteenth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, descended in right line from Aranarth the son of Arvedui. While still a young man by the account of the Dúnedain, he was captured by hill-trolls in the fells…Read more
Araglas – The sixth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, the son of Aragorn I. Aragorn had been Chieftain for just eight years when he was slain…Read more
Arahad I – Seventh of the Chieftains to rule the Dúnedain after the loss of Arthedain, Arahad was the son of Araglas of the line of Isildur…Read more
Araval – The son of Arveleg II was born into a time of war and strife. At the time of his birth, his father’s realm of Arthedain had been…Read more
Araphant – At the time Araphant inherited his kingdom from his father Araval, Arthedain was already in desperate straits…Read more
Bard I – A descendant of Girion the Lord of Dale, Bard slew the dragonSmaug and refounded Dale under the Lonely Mountain.
Bëor The Old – Leader of the first Men to cross the Blue Mountains into Beleriand in the First Age. He became a servant of Finrod Felagund, and through his son Baran founded…Read more
Beren Erchamion – The great hero of the First Age who, with the aid of Lúthien Tinúviel and Finrod Felagund, succeeded in gaining a Silmaril from the Iron Crown of Morgoth.
Calimehtar – The thirtieth King of Gondor, son of Narmacil II. Calimehtar is most famous for his defeat of the Wainriders on the plain of…Read more
Eärnil II – The thirty-second and last but one of the Kings of Gondor, a descendant of Telumehtar Umbardacil who was granted the…Read more
Eldacar – The son of KingValacar of Gondor and Vidumavi. Vidumavi was the daughter of Vidugavia of the Northmen,… Read more
Castamir – A Gondorian noble, the great-grandson of the KingCalmacil. When Eldacar became King in Gondor, there was popular…Read more
Elendil – The son of the last Lord of Andúnië, who escaped the wreck of Númenor with his sons Isildur and Anárion; they fled to Middle-earth and there founded the kingdoms of Arnor and Gondor. Elendil…Read more
Folcred – With Fastred, one of the twin sons of Folcwine of Rohan. Upholding the Oath of Eorl, he rode to the aid of Gondor with his…Read more
Fastred – With Folcred, one of the twin sons of Folcwine of Rohan. Upholding the Oath of Eorl, he rode to the aid of Gondor with his…Read more
Fréaláf Hildeson – The nephew of Helm Hammerhand, who survived the privations of the Long Winter in Helm’s Deep after Rohan had…Read more
Folca – The thirteenth King of Rohan, a great hunter who famously cleared his country of the scourge of the Orcs, in vengeance for…Read more
Gimilzagar – A Númenórean of the royal house, being the younger son of KingTar-Calmacil the eighteenth ruler of the island kingdom…Read more
Lindórië – The sister of Eärendur of Andúnië in Númenor. Lindórië was part of the tradition of the Faithful associated with the…Read more
Gríma Wormtongue – The counsellor of ThéodenKing of Rohan, who acted as a spy of Saruman to keep the country of Rohan weak. After the destruction of Isengardby the Ents, he accompanied Saruman northward to the Shire.
Hallacar Mámandil – The son of Hallatan of Hyarastorni, a nobleman of Númenor descended through five generations from…Read more
Tar-Ancalimë – The daughter and only child of Tar-Aldarion, the sixth King of Númenor. Aldarion caused the laws of…Read more
Halmir – The lord of the People of Haleth at the time of the Dagor Bragollach. After that battle, and the capture of Minas Tirith,… Read more
Hareth – The daughter of Halmir of the Haladin; she wedded Galdor of the House of Hador, and was the mother of Húrin and Huor.
Herefara – A leader among the Riders of Rohan, who brought the Rohirrim under his command to the Muster of Rohan,…Read more
Herubrand – One of the Riders of Rohan who travelled with Théoden to the relief of Minas Tirith. We know little of Herubrand’s life…Read more
Indor – The father of Aerin of Dor-lómin, and therefore a kinsman of Húrin Thalion. We know almost nothing of Indor’s history, but… Read more
Ragnir – After Húrin went to war, he left only a few servants in his house: old Grithnir and Gethron, lame Sador and blind Ragnir. When… Read more
Larnach – One of the Woodmen who dwelt in the Forest of Brethil, south of the River Teiglin. These people were harried by the Gaurwaith outlaws from Doriath’s western borders, and in a raid by these outlaws,…Read more
Léod – The ruler of the Éothéod, Léod was the father of Eorl the Young, and hence the ancestor of all the Kings of Rohan.
Manwendil – The third child, and second son, of Elros Tar-Minyatur the first King of Númenor. Though we know that he left…Read more
Atanalcar – The youngest of the four children of Elros Tar-Minyatur. His elder brother Vardamir Nólimon became the second…Read more
Morwen Eledhwen – The daughter of Baragund of the House of Bëor, she wedded Húrin Thalion and was the mother of Túrin Turambar.
Urwen Lalaith – Daughter of Húrin and Morwen, and sister to Túrin Turambar; she died in childhood of a plague.
Silmariën – The daughter, and eldest child, of Tar-Elendil, fourth King of Númenor. She did not succeed her father (though later changes…Read more
Isilmë – One of the three children of Tar-Elendil, born in Númenor in the sixth century of the Second Age. Her elder sister was,… Read more
Tar-Anárion – The son and successor to Tar-Ancalimë, the first of Númenor’sRuling Queens. Tar-Anárion’s lifetime saw a…Read more
Tar-Súrion – The grandson of Tar-Ancalimë, Númenor’s first Ruling Queen. His father Tar-Anárion had two daughters who were…Read more
Tarannon Falastur – The son and heir of KingSiriondil of Gondor, who was famed for his naval exploits, and founded the line of…Read more
Berúthiel – The dark and mournful Queen to Tarannon Falastur, the twelfth King of Gondor. She owned ten marvellous and…Read more
Telemnar – Telemnar’s Kingship was one of Gondor’s shortest and most tragic. He succeeded to the throne after his father Minardil…Read more
Minastan – The second son of KingMinardil of Gondor. His elder brother Telemnar had sat on their father’s throne for just two…Read more