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A quest from Doriath, passing through Nargorthrond and Tol-in-Gaurhoth, to Angband itself
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Beren was descended from the House of Bëor

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Quest for the Silmaril

Thingol’s challenge to Beren

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The quest of Beren Erchamion for a Silmaril from Morgoth's Iron Crown, as Thingol's bride-price for his daughter Lúthien. He was aided in the Quest by Lúthien herself, King Finrod of Nargothrond and Huan the Hound of Valinor.


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