ALDARION AND ERENDIS. The Mariner’s Wife. |. Meneldur was the son of Tar- Elendil, the fourth King of Númenor. He was the King’s third child, for he had two . Aldarion’s mother, impressed by the beauty of Erendis – “dark-haired and of slender grace, with the clear grey eyes of her kin” takes her to the. From UT “Aldarion and Erendis”: “All or nothing, Erendis,” said Núneth.(Erendis’s mother) “So you were as a child. But you love this man, and.

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Much about Aldarion’s later years and exactly which actions he took as a king to help Gil-galad and counter Sauron’s threat is unclear, as Tolkien never finished the tale ane Aldarion and Erendis, although Christopher Tolkien provided some hints about his later history in Unfinished Tales.

Aldarion wins her heart with sweet words Three years pass, according to the laws of Eldar they should marry now. All Tolkien writes of her then, though, is that she died there in the water.

More sea voyages followed afterwards, against the wish of his father, and in-between them, he founded the Guild of Venturers. He and Edith loved each other, but had some real ups and downs. Page Talk Edit History.

This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Sign In Don’t have an account? They would be craftsmen and loremasters and heroes all at once; and women to them are but fires on the hearth — for others to tend, until they are tired of play in the evening. It is said in the story that Erendis finally longed for Aldarion enough to overcome her bitterness, and she travelled to a haven where he was expected to return.


They had in common a desire to have their own will in all things; both from childhood were stubborn.

Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner’s Wife

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This isn’t because we’re humourless and don’t think Tolkien’s work should invite humour of course it does! Now he was the Aldarion she wanted! Love against fear and doubt! Encouraged by his mother, Erendis and Aldarion began a long and troubled courtship, each harbouring doubts about the idea of marrying ajd other, yet drawn to each other in their hearts.

This article has multiple issues. The great tragedy thus came precisely from the fact that Erendis was fully and unfortunately wrong about HER OWN feelings — confusing love for egoism and never been able to understand the difference. Mith — original artwork used in design by John Howe and Ted Nasmith.

We’re no longer the only Tolkien-themed subreddit! Retrieved from ” https: In the th year of his life Aldarion aldaron proclaimed heir to the throne and at the celebration of this event he met Erendis, daughter of Beregar. The coming post is set in 8 points, which makes it long, given in several bits and I apologize for making you read so much!

Do you already have an account? But what is more important, he never showed false feelings!

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Try searching before posting a new thread: Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel. Tar-Aldarion is a fictional character from J. He tried to understand her and he also tried to show to her the grandeur and the beauty of his bold endeavours. It’s been a while since I read it, but Erendis is drawn erenris as a flawed character.


CS1 German-language sources de Articles using Infobox character with multiple unlabeled fields. And it’s a good example of Tolkien’s ability to write complex multi-faceted characters. Have Aldarion always close to her side! Several times he undertook projects and deeds such as to please her likings and preferences. First — look at p. Make a quiet and domestic husband out of rrendis wild and longing for adventures soul of a man…! This site uses cookies. The main cause of disagreement between father and son proved to be the sea, for Aldarion loved it ever since he was a child.

Your name or email address: I would say — no! Does not life teach, I wonder?!!! Adarion Tale of Years. She revealed her mind and intentions erendjs him completely. In the Spring of S.

alcarion In so doing he disinherited his nephew Soronto, and set a lasting precedent for the future. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: But that was not the real world!

Aldarion also known as Anardil was known to be. Say hello to our friends in the following places: Worse, he undertook frequent long voyages during their engagement and the early years of their marriage, in the full knowledge that Erendis who did not come from the line of Elros was likely to be significantly less long-lived than him.