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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
Brethil is pronounced bre'thil ('th' as in English 'cloth')
Meaning
Brethil is a reference to a type of tree, either the beech or the birch
Other names

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Men of Brethil

The Woodmen of the Forest of Brethil

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The Folk of Haleth who dwelt in the Forest of Brethil on the western borders of Doriath.


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