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Guilin was a noble Elf of Nargothrond and the father of Gelmir and Gwindor.

BiographyEdit

Though there is nothing else known about him, Guilin was the father of Gelmir and Gwindor who both played major roles in the First Age. It was Gelmir's death that initiated the Nirnaeth Arnoediad,[1] ending in the captivity and enslavement of Gwindor in Angband.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XX: "Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"
  2. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XXI: "Of Túrin Turambar"