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Túrin born I 464
(Lalaith lived I 466 - I 469)
Niënor born I 473
Deaths of Túrin and Niënor I 499
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Húrin is pronounced 'hoo'rin'

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Children of Húrin

Túrin, Niënor and Lalaith

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Húrin and Morwen together had three children, though their daughter Lalaith died when she was still very young. In the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, Morgoth captured Húrin, and set a terrible curse on his surviving children, his son Túrin and daughter Niënor. The story of the working of this curse is a long and tragic one, involving the Sack of Nargothrond, the slaying of Glaurung, and ultimately the deaths of both Túrin and Niënor. It is told in the Narn i Chîn Húrin, the 'Tale of the Children of Húrin'.


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