A company of the soldiers of Gondor assigned as the household guard of Faramir at the time he was made Prince of Ithilien by the new King Elessar. They were otherwise known as the White Company, a name that presumably derives from the white standard that Faramir bore as Steward of the King. The guard were posted among the hills of Emyn Arnen, the seat of the Prince of Ithilien, and their first captain was Beregond, who had saved the life of Faramir during the madness of his father Denethor II.
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