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Old 02-23-2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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I don't really understand why this person is doing this, but it's a quite impressive, comprehensive family tree of Arda and ME characters.
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:19 AM   #2
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Pretty cool, I'd say. Thanks for bringing this to our attention!

By the way, could anybody tell me where are those Beorn's other uncanonical relatives mentioned? Never heard about it.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:59 AM   #3
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Wow, that's massive! I've put together some family trees myself, but never anything that big, or tied-together! (meaning more like Elrond's family tree in my notebook involves only those in his direct line, not branching off to so many places)
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Old 02-24-2012, 11:13 AM   #4
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I did this once myself in 1979, I had it on a massive roll of paper, probably still up in the loft somewhere. Most of it is already in Tolkien's books or Robert Foster's Guide to Middle-earth.
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Old 02-24-2012, 11:19 AM   #5
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By the way, could anybody tell me where are those Beorn's other uncanonical relatives mentioned? Never heard about it.
I think we have two non-identical Beorns there - one the skin-changer of Carrock, the other Eriol's uncle, mentioned along with his other relatives in BoLT.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:14 PM   #6
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I think we have two non-identical Beorns there - one the skin-changer of Carrock, the other Eriol's uncle, mentioned along with his other relatives in BoLT.
Yes that's it, and I'm not sure I would add these characters myself. But this tree has changed a bit since last I saw it: for example formerly Orodreth was still Galadriel's brother and the father of Gil-galad.

I've not really looked at the whole thing, but if Ingwe had a son (attested at one point anyway), 'Ingil' is seemingly another lift from The Book of Lost Tales (and published by KW Fonstad as well, if I recall correctly) -- but the latest form is Ingwion as far as I know, attested somewhere in The War of the Jewels.

Anyway, it's a lot of work compared to my few quibbles (so far); but again I think including Hengest and Horsa and so on, is going to confuse things, even given the colour distinctions.
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I think we have two non-identical Beorns there - one the skin-changer of Carrock, the other Eriol's uncle, mentioned along with his other relatives in BoLT.
Ah, I see. All right then - what a pity, it would have been nice to have some more Beornings (and a whole family, on top of that!).

By the way: random note - I wonder what made me bolden the name "Beorn" in the original post
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:57 PM   #8
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Hmm, he was bold in battle
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Very cool link, Inzil. Thanks for posting it.

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I think including Hengest and Horsa and so on, is going to confuse things, even given the colour distinctions.
What would be the reference/source for placing them roughly at the same time frame as Arwen and Aragorn?
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Somebody apparently once did one of these using the software on the Ancestry website, but for the life of me, I can't find it anywhere. I wish I could because it's such impressive software and would look fabulous. I suspect it's the kind of thing the estate might have a pop at though
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