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The ancestors of the Three Houses entered Beleriand I 310 - c.I 313; the survivors of the Houses sailed to Númenor in II 32
Men fleeing westwards from the darkness of the East
Houses of Bëor, Haleth and Hador
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Three Houses of the Elf-friends

The faithful Edain of the First Age

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The descendants of the Men who crossed into Beleriand in the fourth century of the First Age; the three allied Peoples of Bëor, Marach and Haldad, collectively called the Edain.

For a detailed list of the Three Houses, see the entry for Three Houses of the Edain.

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