Pronunciation: EHLZ GRIHN-wehl

The eldest daughter of nine children. The Grinwells live on a farm between Whitebridge and Arien. She is not more than a year younger than Rand and Mat.

Physical Description#

She is dark-haired, big-eyed and pretty. (TEotW,Ch31) She has dark hair in braids. She is plump and rather pretty. (TDR,Ch25)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch45 - Mat teases Rand about Else.
  2. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch24 - Someone masquerading as Else walks the White Tower grounds and rebuffs Mat.
    2. TDR,Ch25 - Lanfear masquerading as Else delivers a fake message from Siuan about the Black Ajah to Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve. Then she disappears.
    3. TDR,Ch26 - Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve discuss how quickly "Else" disappeared.
    4. TDR,Ch29 - Siuan tells Nynaeve that Else Grinwell was put out of the White Tower ten days ago.
    5. TDR,Ch46 - Mat tells Queen Morgase that his name is Thom Grinwell and that he was at the White Tower visiting his sister, Else.

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