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Alphabet of DaeronThe original Runes
Amon DarthirOne of the Mountains of Shadow
Amon DînThe Silent Hill
Angerthas DaeronThe later Runes of the Elves
Bar-en-DanwedhThe House of Ransom
Barad-dûrThe Dark Tower of Sauron
Barrow-downsThe haunted hills of Tyrn Gorthad
Battle of DagorladThe climactic battle of the Second Age
Battle of DaleSauron's assault on Dale and Erebor
Bree-dialectThe Common Speech as used in Bree
Bridge of Khazad-dûmThe entranceway to the Second Hall
Burned DwarvesThe fallen of Azanulbizar
Captain of DespairSauron’s captain at the Battle of the Pelennor
Captain of the Dúnedain of ArnorA title taken by Aragorn
A Hobbit’s HolidayThe subtitle of Bilbo Baggin’s memoirs
Accursed YearsThe long years of Isildur's curse
Adalbert BolgerThe son of Rudibert Bolger
Adaldrida BolgerThe mother of Gorbadoc Brandybuck
Adalgar BolgerA head of the Bolger family
Adalgrim TookA grandfather of Peregrin Took
Adamanta ChubbThe wife of Gerontius Took
AdanedhelThe Elf-Man of Nargothrond
Adelard TookOne of the Old Took’s many descendants
AdrahilThe twenty-first Prince of Dol Amroth
AdrahilA captain of Ondoher's army
AduialThe dim light of evening
AdûnaicThe Mannish tongue of the Númenóreans
AdûnakhôrLord of the West
AerandirEärendil’s sea-wandering companion
AglarondThe Glittering Caves
AinulindalëThe Great Music of the Ainur
AiwendilThe ancient name of Radagast
AlcarondasThe Castle of the Sea
AldalómëA name for Fangorn Forest
AldamirThe successor to Eldacar of Gondor
AldarionThe heir to Tar-Meneldur of Númenor
‘Aldarion and Erendis’The tale of the Mariner’s Wife
AldaronLord of Trees
AldburgHistoric home of Eorl the Young
AldëaThe day of the White Tree
Aldor the OldRohan’s longest-reigning King
AldudéniëLament for the Two Trees
AldúyaThe Day of the Two Trees
Alfrida of the YaleAn early ancestor of the Bolgers
AlgundEldest of the Gaurwaith
AlmaidaA haven of northwestern Númenor
AlqualondëThe Haven of the Swans
AmandilNoble father of Elendil
AmandilEldest son and heir of Vardamir Nólimon
Amaranth BrandybuckA sister of Old Rory
AmdírThe name of an early King of Lórien
Amon RûdhThe Bald Hill
AmrodOne of the twin sons of Fëanor
An Unexpected PartyBilbo’s introduction to Thorin and Company
AnadûnêOne of the many names of Númenor
AnardilThe sixth King of Gondor
AnardilThe birth-name of Tar-Aldarion
AndaithAn accent-mark used when writing Tengwar
AndorThe Land of Gift
AndramThe Long Wall
AndrastThe peninsula of Ras Morthil
AndrathThe Greenway south from Bree
AndrógAn outlaw of Túrin’s band
AndrothRefuge of the Grey-elves of Mithrim
AndúniëThe shoreland city ruled by the ancestors of Elendil
AndúrilThe Flame of the West
AndustarThe Westlands of Númenor
Andwise ‘Andy’ RoperSam’s rope-making uncle
AngbandThe Hells of Iron
AngrodBrother to Finrod and Galadriel
Annon-in-GelydhThe hidden Gate of the Noldor
Appledore FamilyA family of the Men of Bree
Ar-AdûnakhôrThe first King of Númenor to be named in Adûnaic
Ar-InziladûnTar-Palantir’s original Adûnaic name
AradanThe surname of Malach
AradorThe grandfather of Aragorn
Arahad ISeventh Chieftain of the Dúnedain
Arahad IIThe tenth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
ArandorThe Kingsland of Númenor
ArandurKing’s Servant’
Ard-galenThe former name of Anfauglith
ArdaThe World
Arda MarredThe World corrupted by Melkor
ArdamirA descendant of the royal line of Númenor
Aredhel Ar-FeinielThe White Lady of the Noldor
ArodThe steed of Legolas and Gimli
ArthadOne of the outlaws of Tarn Aeluin
ArthedainLast Realm of the Northern Kings
Arvedui Last-kingLast of the Kings of Arthedain
AsphodelPale flowers of the woodland
Asphodel BrandybuckA daughter of Gorbadoc Brandybuck
AstaldoThe surname of Tulkas
Athrad AngrenThe Fords of Isen
Aulendil‘Devotee of Aulë
AulendilThird child of Vardamir Nólimon
Bag EndThe great smial beneath Hobbiton Hill
Bald HillThe rocky height of Amon Rûdh
BaldorThe doomed son of Brego
Bandobras ‘Bullroarer’ TookVictor of the Battle of Greenfields
Barad EithelThe fortress at the well of Sirion
Barad NimrasFinrod’s coastal watchtower
BaragundThe father of Morwen Eledhwen
Bard IThe Bowman of Lake-town
Bard IIThe great-grandson of Bard the Bowman
BardingsThe Men of Dale
Barrel-riderA name given by Bilbo Baggins to himself
BarrowfieldThe grave-ground of the Kings of Rohan
Battle GardensA name mooted for the remade Bagshot Row
Battle of GreenfieldsBandobras Took’s defeat of invading Orcs
Battle of NanduhirionThe end of the War of the Dwarves and the Orcs
Battle of Sudden FlameThe Dagor Bragollach
Battle of the Field of CelebrantEorl’s victory over the foes of Gondor
Battle of the Field of GondorThe defence of Minas Tirith
Battle of the Pelennor FieldsThe siege and defence of Minas Tirith
Battle of TumhaladThe last battle of the warriors of Nargothrond
Battle of Unnumbered TearsA name for the Nirnaeth Arnoediad
Battle-under-StarsThe Dagor-nuin-Giliath
Battles of the Fords of IsenThe defence of western Rohan
Bay of AndúniëNorthernmost of the three bays of the Andustar
Bay of EldamarHome of the Teleri in Aman
Bay of EldannaThe great western bight of Númenor
Beacons of GondorThe warning-fires of Minas Tirith
Beleg of ArthedainThe heir of Amlaith
BelegundOutlaw ancestor of Eärendil the Mariner
BeleriandThe Country of Balar
Bell GoodchildThe mother of Sam Gamgee
Belladonna TookThe mother of Bilbo Baggins
BelthrondingThe great black bow of Beleg
Bent WorldThe World after the making of the Straight Road
BeregondPippin’s guide in Minas Tirith
BeregondThe twentieth Ruling Steward of Gondor
Berilac BrandybuckA cousin of Meriadoc
Bindbole WoodA northern wood of the Shire
Bird-tamerSaruman’s title for Radagast
Birthday PartyBilbo’s farewell to the Shire
Black Foe of the WorldThe cursed name of the first Dark Lord
Black HandThe hand that first wore the Ring
Black LandMordor
Black RiderThe Lord of the Nazgûl at the Siege of Gondor
Black RidersThe Nazgûl on horseback
Black ShadowThe blight of the Nazgûl
Black SwordA name for Túrin Turambar
Black Sword of BrethilTúrin among the Woodmen
Black Sword of NargothrondTúrin in the halls of Orodreth
Black Sword of the SouthA title of Túrin Turambar in Brethil
BladorthinA mysterious customer of the Dwarves of Erebor
Blanco BracegirdleThe father of Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Blessed RealmThe Undying Lands west of the Great Sea
BlodmathA variation on the Shire month of Blotmath
BloodstainedTúrin’s alias Agarwaen
Blue WizardsThe two Wizards who went into the east of Middle-earth
Bodo ProudfootAn uncle of Bilbo Baggins
Bonfire GladeA burnt glade in the Old Forest
BorladOne of the three sons of Bór
BorondirThe Rider of the Last Hope
BorthandOne of the three sons of Bór
BoundersThe Shire’s border patrol
Bow and HelmThe Two Captains of Amon Rûdh
Bracegirdle FamilyAn important hobbit-family of the Shire
BrandThe grandson of Bard the Bowman
Brandagamba FamilyThe Hobbit-name translated as ‘Brandybuck
BrandirThe last of the line of Haldad
Brandy HallThe seat of the Brandybuck family
Brandybuck FamilyThe descendants of Bucca of the Marish
Brandywine BridgeThe point where the East Road crossed the Brandywine
Bree-landThe land around the Bree-hill
Bree-landersThe Men and Hobbits who lived around the Bree-hill
BregaladThe Ent known as Quickbeam
BreredonA village beyond the Hedge
Bridge InnThe inn by the Brandywine Bridge
Bridge of MitheithelThe Last Bridge across the Hoarwell
Bridge of NimrodelA lost bridge of Lórien
Bridge of StonebowsThe ancient name for the Brandywine Bridge
Bridge of TharbadThe crossing of the Greyflood
BridgefieldsThe lands west of the Brandywine Bridge
BroadbeltThe nickname of Gorbadoc Brandybuck
BroddaEasterling ruler of Hithlum
Brown LandsThe ruined lands to the east of the Anduin
Bruno BracegirdleThe brother of Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
BucklandThe Eastmarch of the Shire
Buckland GateThe North Gate of the Bucklanders
BucklandersThe Hobbits of Buckland
BudgefordA town of the Shire’s Eastfarthing
BundushathûrThe mountain the Elves called Fanuidhol
Bywater RoadThe road to Bywater and beyond
Cabed NaeramarthThe Leap of Dreadful Doom
Cabed-en-ArasThe Deer’s Leap
Cair AndrosThe ‘Ship of Long-foam
CalaquendiThe Elves of the Light
CalenardhonThe rolling green land that became Rohan
Calendar of ImladrisThe Reckoning of Rivendell
CalenhadSixth of the Beacons of Gondor
CaliondoA descendant of Elros Tar-Minyatur
CalmindonThe Light-tower of Tol Uinen
Captain of NargothrondA title given to Túrin
CaradhrasThe Redhorn
CaragdûrThe precipice beneath Gondolin

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AeglosThe Snowthorn of Amon Rûdh
Aeglos (Aiglos)The Spear of Gil-galad
AerinA noblewoman of Dor-lómin
AftercomersThe Younger Children of Ilúvatar
AfterlitheThe month following midsummer
AfteryuleThe first month of the Shire Calendar
AghanA Drûg of the First Age
AilinelOne of the sisters of Aldarion
AkallabêthA name for Downfallen Númenor
‘Akallabêth’The Tale of the Downfall of Númenor
AlatarOne of the lost Blue Wizards
AlatárielA name of Galadriel
AlcarinThe true heir of Tar-Vanimeldë
AlcarinquëA light placed in the sky by Varda
AlmarianQueen to Tar-Meneldur of Númenor
AlmielThe youngest daughter of Tar-Meneldur
AltárielThe Quenya form of Galadriel’s name
AmanThe Undying Lands
AmariëBeloved of Finrod
Amethyst HornblowerWife to Rudibert Bolger
AmlachA leader of dissent at Estolad
Amlaith of FornostThe first King of Arthedain
Amon AmarthThe literal translation of ‘Mount Doom
Amon ErebThe lonely hill of East Beleriand
Amon EthirThe Spyhill of Nargothrond
Amon GwarethThe hill on which Gondolin stood
Amon LancThe hill beneath Dol Guldur
Amon ObelThe fortified hill at the heart of Brethil
Amon SûlThe hill that Men called Weathertop
Amon TirithThe Hill of Guard
AmrothThe tragic former Lord of Lórien
AnachThe road out of Taur-nu-Fuin
AnárionThe younger son of Elendil
AnarrímaA constellation created by Varda
AnaryaThe second day of the week
AncalagonMightiest of the winged Dragons
AncalimëHeir to Tar-Aldarion of Númenor
Ancient WestAman, the lost Blessed Realm
AnfalasA shoreland fief of Gondor
AnfauglithThe Gasping Dust north of Beleriand
AngamaitëA leader of the Corsairs of Umbar
AngborSturdy Lord of Lamedon
Angelica BagginsThe daughter of Ponto Baggins
AngelimirThe twentieth Prince of Dol Amroth
Angerthas MoriaThe rune-writing of Khazad-dûm
AngrenostThe ringed fortress also called Isengard
AngristThe iron-cleaving knife made by Telchar
AnguirelThe sword of Eöl
Ann-thennathA mode of verse used by the Elves
AnnatarThe ‘Lord of Gifts
AnórienThe lands around Minas Tirith
Anson RoperThe son of Sam's Uncle Andy
ApesForest creatures from the southern lands
Ar-AbattârikTar-Ardamin’s Adûnaic name
Ar-BelzagarThe Adûnaic name of Tar-Calmacil
Ar-FeinielThe White Lady
Ar-SakalthôrThe twenty-second ruler of Númenor
Ar-ZimrathônThe heir to Ar-Adûnakhôr
AraglasThe sixth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
Aragorn ElessarSon of Arathorn, Heir of Isildur and King of the Reunited Kingdom of the Dúnedain
AragostThe eighth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
ArahaelThe second Chieftain of the Dúnedain
AramanThe northern lands beyond the Pelóri
AranarthFirst of the Chieftains of the Dúnedain
AranelA title of Dior, and Erendis
AranrúthThe sword of Thingol of Doriath
AranuirThird Chieftain of the Dúnedain
AraphantArthedain’s penultimate King
AraphorThe ninth King of Arthedain
AratanThe second son of Isildur
Arathorn ITwelfth of the Chieftains of the Dúnedain
AravalThe thirteenth King of Arthedain
AravirThe fourth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
AravornThe ninth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
ArawA name of Oromë in Middle-earth
ArchetForest village of Bree-land
ArciryasYounger son of Telumehtar Umbardacil
Argeleb IThe seventh King of Arthedain
Argeleb IIThe tenth King of Arthedain
ArgonuiThe thirteenth Chieftain of the Dúnedain
ArnorThe North-kingdom of the Dúnedain
ArtamirThe lost heir of Ondoher
ArtanisThe ‘father-name’ of Galadriel
ArthórienA region of eastern Doriath
ArvegilThe eleventh King of Arthedain
Arveleg IThe eighth King of Arthedain
Arveleg IIThe twelfth King of Arthedain
ArvernienThe coastlands north of the Bay of Balar
AsfalothThe horse of Glorfindel
AsgonA rebel of Dor-lómin
Ash MountainsThe range that formed Mordor’s northern border
Ashen MountainsThe northern fences of Mordor
AshesSpear-wood of the Rohirrim
AstarThe 'months' of the Númenórean calendars
AtalantëA name for the Downfallen isle
AtanalcarYoungest child of Elros Tar-Minyatur
Atanatar IThe tenth King of Gondor
Atanatar II AlcarinKing of Gondor at its height
AtaniThe Men of the Edain
AulëThe maker of Middle-earth
AvariThose who rejected the summons of the Valar
AvatharA dark southern land of Aman
Awakening of MenThe emergence of Men in Hildórien
AxanturA great-grandson of Elros Tar-Minyatur
Axe of TuorThe weapon of Eärendil’s father
AzaghâlLord of Belegost
AzanulbizarThe deep-shadowed valley of the Dimrill Dale
Baggins FamilyAn old and important family of Hobbiton
Bagshot RowThe row of smials beneath Bag End
BainThe heir of Bard I
BalanThe original name of Bëor the Old
BalchothFierce Easterling enemies of Gondor
BalinThe Lord of Moria
BalrogsDread Servants of Melkor
BanakilThe Westron word for a Halfling
Bane of GlaurungDagnir Glaurunga, a title of Túrin
Bar-eribA camp of Dor-Cúarthol
BarahirThe rescuer of Finrod Felagund
BarahirAuthor of ‘The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen
BarahirThe eighth Ruling Steward of Gondor
BaranThe elder son of Bëor
BaranorThe father of Beregond of the Guard
BarazinbarThe Dwarvish name for the Redhorn
BarleyGrain used to make beer
BarrowsThe mounds of Tyrn Gorthad
Base Master of TreacheryA title given by Gandalf to Sauron
Basso BoffinAn adventurous son of Buffo Boffin
Battle of AzanulbizarThe revenge of the Dwarves against Azog
Battle of FornostThe climactic battle after the end of the North-kingdom
Battle of the BragollachThe Ruin of Beleriand
Battle of the CampThe final destruction of the Wainriders
Battle of the GwathlóA defeat of Sauron in the Second Age
Battle of the HornburgThe battle between Rohan and Isengard beneath Helm’s Deep
Battle of the Mines of MoriaThe defeat of Azog
Battle of the PeakGandalf’s battle on the peak of the Silvertine
Battle of the PlainsGondor’s disastrous first battle with the Wainriders
Battle of the PowersThe ruin of Utumno and capture of Melkor
Battle PlainThe plain before the Gates of Mordor
Bay of BelfalasThe great bay to the south of Gondor
Bay of ForochelThe icy bay of the distant north
BeaterThe Orcs’ name for Glamdring
BeechboneAn Ent lost in the Circle of Isengard
Belecthor IThe fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor
Belecthor IIThe twenty-first Ruling Steward of Gondor
Beleg StrongbowMarchwarden of Doriath
BelegornThe fourth Ruling Steward of Gondor
BelegostA citadel of the Dwarves in the Blue Mountains
BelegûrA Sindarin name for Melkor
BelegurthA Sindarin name for Melkor
Beleth (Bereth)A descendant of the line of Bëor
BelfalasA shoreland fief of Gondor
BëorFather of the First House of the Edain
BëoriansThe first Men to enter Beleriand
BeornThe Skin-changer of the Vales of Anduin
BeregLeader of the rebels of the House of Bëor
BeregarThe father of Erendis
BerenThe one-handed hero of the Quest of the Silmaril
BerenThe Steward who installed Saruman in Orthanc
BergilThe son of Beregond of the Guard
BertOne of the three Trolls that waylaid Bilbo and his companions
Big PeopleMen, according to the Hobbits
Bilbo BagginsThe Ring-finder
Bilbo GamgeeOne of Sam Gamgee’s many sons and daughters
BirchesSilver-barked trees
BiterA name for Thorin’s sword Orcrist
Black CaptainMarshal of the forces of Mordor
Black ChasmThe darkness of Moria
Black EmperorA variety of butterfly found in Mirkwood
Black GateThe gate that guarded the northwestern entrance to Mordor
Black GatesThe Morannon of Mordor
Black MasterSauron as a dark god of Men
Black NúmenóreansThe students of Sauron
Black PitsThe dungeons of the Dark Tower
Black SerpentA symbol of the Haradrim
Black Thorn of BrethilTúrin‘s black sword Gurthang
Black YearsThe reign of Sauron in Middle-earth
Blackroot ValeThe valley of the River Morthond
BlancoOne of the founders of the Shire
BlootingA month-name in the calendar of Bree
BlotmathThe eleventh month of the Shire Calendar
Blue MountainsThe northwestern mountain-chain of Middle-earth
BobA hand at the Prancing Pony
BofurA Dwarf of Thorin’s Company
BomburMost rotund of the followers of Thorin
BorgilThe constant red star of Menelvagor
BorinThe younger brother of King Dáin I
BoromirWarrior heir of Denethor II
BoromirLord of Ladros in the First Age
BoromirThe eleventh Ruling Steward of Gondor
BoronThe eldest son of Baran
Bough of ReturnA mariner's token of good fortune
BreeAn ancient township of Eriador
Bree-folkThe Men and Hobbits of Bree
Bree-hillThe centrepoint of the Bree-land
Bree-hobbitsThe Hobbits of Staddle and the Bree-land
BregolasThe elder brother of Barahir
BregorThe second Bëorian lord of Ladros

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