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The earliest people named 'Woodmen' were those who dwelt in the Forest of Brethil in the First Age (settled c.I 420); Woodmen were still to be found in Mirkwood in the late Third Age
Various forests throughout Middle-earth, especially Brethil and Mirkwood
The Men of Brethil were Edain; the Woodmen of the Third Age were descended from the Edain or a related branch of Men
The Woodmen of Brethil were led by the House of Haleth
Numerous, but only Ephel Brandir in Brethil is named


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The forest-dwellers of Middle-earth

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Those Men who dwelt in the forests of Middle-earth, and especially Brethil in the First Age and Mirkwood in the Third.

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