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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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Therefore, if we trace the roots of the reasons why Aldarion could not keep his promises, we can find the strong presence of Erendis there! A combination that is strong enough to kill any decent intentions and or feelings as pure love can be!

Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Though the story was left incomplete, the book does give some hints on how it concluded. But it was never enough for Erendis! BelegApr 13, As far as Aldarion was concerned, these policies required his personal attention.

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The year was S. This is a great post. The Second Age, chapter II: Though Erendis resented it, Aldarion insisted on continuing with his voyages to Middle-earthcausing a rift between the two. Yet, if seen from his side — it was like: We’re currently self text posts only to prevent spam and encourage discussion and conversation. To all they are gracious and kind, merry as larks in the morning if the sun shines ; for they are never wrathful if they can avoid it.


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This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Tar-Aldarion becomes later the V-th king of Numenor. You say Erendis behaved like a perfect wife and yes, in those times, when Aldarion had settled down away from his sea-related matters, when he had given up his ambitions for the love he had for his new family, when he — the Great Captain of the Numenorean Mariners, had locked away his sea-longings and desires for new endeavours, then Erendis was happy!

Avoid posting memes, image macros, gifs or other “funny” submissions. Aldarion wins her heart with sweet words Three years pass, according to the laws of Eldar they should marry erencis. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

What however we find present in the character of Erendis is a powerful combination of both — pride AND egoism! Deceit again we witness even in this quiet peaceful picture of ereendis family life!

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He set their guildhouse aboard his ship Eambar. So different from any of his other tales. From the Laws and Customs of the Eldar: But that was not the real world! And mine are briefer than yours. Qnd we need not assent. What follows next is a compilation of notes, pulled together by his son, Christopher Tolkien.

In those times, history tells that women were destined to occupy with mainly domestic matters, erencis men had a much more active life and much more influence and importance in the society. He and Edith loved each other, but had some real ups and downs, This is likely.

The Mariner’s Wife: Erendis

How long did she believe to have him on a leash?! Anger they show only when they become aware, suddenly, that there are other wills in the world beside their own. When Tar-Meneldur thus learned of the extent of the danger, he abdicated in favour of his son, who he thought would be better able to deal with this new threat because of Aldarion’s many travels and knowledge of Middle-earth.

But his efforts would be the base of Tar-Minastir ‘s accomplishments many years later, in the first war with Sauron. I loved Aldarion and Erendis.

This led to constant competition between Erendis and her husband. He respected her as a true Reendis — a Queen of Numenor and the Queen of his heart.