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Gilfanon (elf of Alqualondë)

This article is about an elf of Alqualondë. For the elf from Tavrobel, see Gilfanon.
Biographical Information
Childrenat least two sons
Physical Description
Steed"mighty swan winged swan-feather boat with red oars"[1]

Gilfanon was an Elf of Alqualondë, according to the early version of the legendarium in a prose fragment following The Book of Lost Tales.

[edit] History

When Fëanor marched with the Gnomes upon Cú nan Eilch, Gilfanon was one of the Solosimpi who fought against them when he saw his swan-feather boat being stolen. He, along with his sons, threatened the Gnomes, and in the ensuing fight, he was thrown into the sea, but not before uttering a curse.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "I. Prose Fragments Following the Lost Tales: (iii)", p. 9