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Dates
Settled in Brethil in the early Fourth Century of the First Age; survivors of this People travelled to Númenor at the end of that Age
Location
Dwelt in the Forest of Brethil
Origins
Members of the Second House of the Edain who travelled into West Beleriand
Race
Division
Family
Led by the House of Haleth
Settlements
Pronunciation
ha'ladin
Meaning
'Wardens'1
Other names

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Haladin

The people who became known as the Folk of Haleth

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Map of the journey of the Haladin

The long journey of the Haladin from Thargelion into the Forest of Brethil.

Haldad
Haleth
Haldar
Haldan
Halmir
Hareth
Haldir
Glóredhel
Handir
Brandir

The descent of the lords of the Haladin down to the time of Brandir the Lame. Names shown in bold text were accounted Lords of Brethil.

The second of the three peoples of the Edain to cross the Blue Mountains and enter Beleriand; they dwelt for a while in the southern part of Thargelion, but were led by Haleth into the west, and founded homes in the Forest of Brethil.


Notes

1

This is the meaning given in volume 11 of The History of Middle-earth, but the same reference implies that there is scope for other intended meanings of the name.

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