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Elwing, daughter of Dior and Nimloth, born in Ossiriand

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 1st Age

Year: 0503

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Elwing, daughter of Dior, Lord of Doriath, and Nimloth, wife of Eärendil the Mariner and mother of Elrond and Elros, is born:
503. Elwing the White daughter of Dior born in Ossiriand.

The War of the Jewels, HoME Vol 11, Part 3, Ch 5, The Tale of Years

At that time Beren and Lúthien yet dwelt in Tol Galen...; and their son Dior Eluchíl had to wife Nimloth, kinswoman of Celeborn, prince of Doriath, who was wedded to the Lady Galadriel. The sons of Dior and Nimloth were Eluréd and Elurín; and a daughter also was born to them, and she was named Elwing, which is Star-spray, for she was born on a night of stars, whose light glittered in the spray of the waterfall of Lanthir Lamath beside her father's house.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 22, Of the Ruin of Doriath

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Elena Tiriel 15Nov09

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