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Dates
The title dated back to the Second Age and perhaps earlier;1 Celeborn took up the rule of Lórien after III 1980, and remained there into the Fourth Age
Location
The land of Lórien
Race
Division
Sindar (Amroth may have been a Silvan Elf)
Culture
Settlements
The chief dwelling of Celeborn and Galadriel was at Caras Galadhon
Meaning
Lórien can be interpreted as either 'land of gold' or 'dreamland'
Other names
Lord of Lothlórien
Title of
Amroth and Celeborn (and possibly either Amdír or Malgalad)

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Lord of Lórien

A title of Celeborn

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A title given to Celeborn after he took the lordship of the woodland realm of Lórien in the Third Age with his spouse, Galadriel.


Notes

1

The first Lord of Lórien that we can identify for sure was Amroth, first recorded in about II 730. There are accounts describing Amroth's predecessor, but these are of uncertain canonicity, and name the former Lord variously as Amdír or Malgalad. All accounts agree that this earlier Lord fell in the War of the Last Alliance.

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