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In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. He is wearing a WWI-era British Army uniform in this photograph. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) was the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. He attended King Edwards School, Birmingham... J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Bëor was the oldest of the In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Edain were those Men (humans) who made their way into Beleriand in the First Age, and were friendly to the Elves. The Sindarin word Edain, singular Adan (Quenya Atani, Atan) literally meant Second People, and originally referred to all Men, but... Three Houses of Men that had allied with the The Elves (always pluralized as such, never Elfs) are one of the races that appear in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. Their complex history is described in full only in The Silmarillion, and it is mentioned tangentially in The Lord of the Rings. Elves were the first inhabitants... Elves in the In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the First Age began with the rise of the Sun and the arrival of the Ñoldor in the land Beleriand in Middle-earth, and ended with the overthrow of Morgoth. The First Age was also known as the Elder Days. Spoiler warning... First Age.

Bëor the Old, originally named Balan and later given the title the Old, was leader of the House of Bëor, the first men to travel into In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Beleriand was the region of northwestern Middle-earth during the First Age. Originally, the name belonged only to the area around the Bay of Balar, but in time the name was applied to the entire land. The element Beler/Balar is believed... Beleriand. He met The main part of this article relates to the version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by most Tolkien fans who accept such labels (see: Middle-earth canon). This subjects portrayal in earlier or alternative versions is discussed in the other versions of the legendarium section... Finrod Felagund, who guided them to settle in In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Estolad was a wide plain in East Beleriand. After the first Men arrived there from beyond the Ered Luin, they camped for a number of years on the plain before moving further west and south. Categories: Realms of Middle... Estolad, east of In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Doriath was the land of the Sindar. It was called the Fenced Land (Dor-iath), for its queen, Melian, put a girdle of enchantment about it, so that nobody could enter without King Thingols permission. Spoiler warning: Plot... Doriath. Bëor took service with Finrod in In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nargothrond (Halls of Narog) is the stronghold built by Finrod Felagund, delved into the banks of the river Narog in Beleriand, and the lands to the north (the Talath Dirnen or Guarded Plain) ruled by the city. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending... Nargothrond. His name Bëor meant vassal in the Bëorian tongue. He got his title, the Old, because he died at 93 years of age, of which 44 were spent serving Finrod.


Baran was the eldest son of Bëor the Old and took up the leadership of the House of Bëor when his father departed to In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nargothrond (Halls of Narog) is the stronghold built by Finrod Felagund, delved into the banks of the river Narog in Beleriand, and the lands to the north (the Talath Dirnen or Guarded Plain) ruled by the city. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending... Nargothrond. He dwelt in In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Estolad was a wide plain in East Beleriand. After the first Men arrived there from beyond the Ered Luin, they camped for a number of years on the plain before moving further west and south. Categories: Realms of Middle... Estolad and had two sons, Boron and Baranor.


Belen was Bëor's second son.


Bereg, a grandson of Baran, was dissatisfied with Estolad, and led part of the people away to parts unknown, disappearing from the histories. It is possible some of his descendants were the ancestors of the later Men of Eriador is a large region in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth. In the Second Age, and possibly much earlier, it was largely forested, but the Dúnedain felled most of the forests to build ships out of them. Much of it was encompassed in the... Eriador.


Boron was a son of Baran.


Boromir was a son of Boron. The later Boromir (T.A. 2978-3019), a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle_earth, was the eldest son of Denethor, last ruling Steward of Gondor in the Third Age of Middle-earth. He was one of the Nine Walkers who made up the Fellowship of the... Boromir of Gondor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. History Like Arnor to the north, Gondor is a human kingdom founded by Isildur and Anárion, the sons of Elendil, after the Downfall of Númenor. It was located to the south of Rohan and to... Gondor was named after him. Boromir was granted the land of Ladros is a fictional Middle-earth highland of the region north-east of Dorthonion. It was briefly a fief by the House of Bëor, but lost to Morgoth in the Dagor Bragollach. There have been three Lords of Ladros: Boromir, Bregor and Bregolas. In Bregolas time, Morgoth overwhelmed Dorthonion... Ladros in In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Dorthonion (Land of Pines), later Taur-nu-Fuin, was a highland region of the First Age, lying immediately to the north of Beleriand, and south of the plains of Ard-galen (later Anfauglith) that bordered Morgoths stronghold of Thangorodrim. Spoiler warning... Dorthonion as a fief, and his house removed there.


Bregor is a fictional character in the Middle-earth universe of J. R. R. Tolkien. He is son of Boromir and Father of Barahir, who was the second Lord of Ladros of the House of Bëor. Categories: Middle-earth Edain | Tolkien stubs ... Bregor was a son of Boromir and Andreth is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth legendarium. Andreth was a daughter of Boromir of the House of Bëor, and a sister to Bregor. She was born in the 361 year of the First Age. She was called Saelind (Wise_Heart) by the Elves, for... Andreth was Boromir's daughter.


In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Bëor was the oldest of the Three Houses of Men that had allied with the Elves in the First Age. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Bëor the Old, originally named Balan, the founder of the... Bregolas, who died in the In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Dagor Bragollach was the fourth battle of the Wars of Beleriand, known as the Battle of Sudden Flame. It began when Morgoth broke the Siege of Angband, which had held for four hundred years. On a winters night, Morgoth... Dagor Bragollach, and In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Barahir was a Man of Middle-earth, heir to the House of Bëor in the First Age and most famous as the father of Beren. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Barahir lived with 12 companions on the highland... Barahir were sons of Bregor.


Beren was a son of Barahir.


Baragund was a son of Bregolas and a direct descendant of Bëor the Old. He had one daughter, This is an article about Morwen, wife of Húrin. For the wife of Thengel, see: Morwen Steelsheen. Morwen is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. She was a daughter of Baragund of the House of Bëor, and she married H... Morwen and he was the grandfather of Túrin Turambar. He survived the In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Dagor Bragollach was the fourth battle of the Wars of Beleriand, known as the Battle of Sudden Flame. It began when Morgoth broke the Siege of Angband, which had held for four hundred years. On a winters night, Morgoth... Dagor Bragollach and lived as an outlaw with his uncle Barahir and some companions. They were eventually betrayed to Sauron and killed.



The House of Bëor ceased to exist as an independent House after the In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Dagor Bragollach was the fourth battle of the Wars of Beleriand, known as the Battle of Sudden Flame. It began when Morgoth broke the Siege of Angband, which had held for four hundred years. On a winters night, Morgoth... Dagor Bragollach, but in the The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. The Second Age began after the banishment of Morgoth into the Void by the Lords of the West led by Eönwë the Herald of... Second Age some families of Númenor still spoke Adûnaic with a notable Bëorian accent.


Family tree of the House of Bëor and its descendants

 Bëor the Old | -------------------------- | | Baran Belen | : ----------- : | | : Boron Baranor : | | : Boromir Bereg Belemir =    Adanel is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth legendarium. She was a Wise-woman from the House of Marach, a daughter of Malach and Meldis, and older sister of Magor (Adanel had many other brothers and sisters as well, and they also might have been younger...

Adanel | | ------------ | | | |    Andreth is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth legendarium. Andreth was a daughter of Boromir of the House of Bëor, and a sister to Bregor. She was born in the 361 year of the First Age. She was called Saelind (Wise_Heart) by the Elves, for...

Andreth    Bregor is a fictional character in the Middle-earth universe of J. R. R. Tolkien. He is son of Boromir and Father of Barahir, who was the second Lord of Ladros of the House of Bëor.  Categories: Middle-earth Edain | Tolkien stubs        ...

Bregor Beren | | -------------- | | | |   In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Bëor was the oldest of the Three Houses of Men that had allied with the Elves in the First Age. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Bëor the Old, originally named Balan, the founder of the...

Bregolas    In the fiction of   J. R. R. Tolkien, Barahir was a   Man of   Middle-earth, heir to the House of Bëor in the   First Age and most famous as the father of   Beren. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Barahir lived with 12 companions on the highland...

Barahir =    Emeldir the Man-hearted is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. She was the wife of Barahir and mother of Beren. She gained the title Man-hearted when she lead the women and children of the House of Hador south to Brethil after the...

Emeldir | | ---------------- | | | | Baragund   In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the House of Bëor was the oldest of the Three Houses of Men that had allied with the Elves in the First Age. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Bëor the Old, originally named Balan, the founder of the...

Belegund   Beren is a fictional character, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. He was a Man of Middle-earth, a hero whose romance with the Elf Lúthien was one of the great stories of the Elder Days.   Story Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Beren was the son of...

Beren Erchamion = Lúthien | | |     This is an article about Morwen, wife of Húrin. For the wife of Thengel, see: Morwen Steelsheen.  Morwen is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. She was a daughter of Baragund of the House of Bëor, and she married H...

Morwen = Húrin Rían =    In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Huor (c. F.A. 442-471) was a hero of Men during the First Age. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Huor was a grandson of Hador, of the House of Marach or House of Hador, and lived...

Huor   Dior Eluchîl is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. He was the son of Beren and Lúthien, and the heir to the throne of Elu Thingol, King of Doriath. Dior was one of the Half-elven. He was also called Eluchîl...

Dior =    In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for white blossom1, is the daughter of Galathil, son of Galadhon, son of Elmo. Elmo is the brother of Olwë and Elwë. Nimloth later married Dior the Beautiful, her cousin. Her children were Eluréd, Elurín and...

Nimloth | | | ------------- | -------------- | | | | | | | Túrin    In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Urwen, better-known by her nick-name Lalaith (Laughter) was the second child of Húrin and Morwen and sister of Túrin. Urwen was named Lalaith after the stream which ran by Húrins house in Dor...

Lalaith    In Tolkiens Silmarillion, Nienor, also called Níniel (tear-maiden) was the child of Húrin and Morwen and sister of Túrin. She was born in Hithlum in the year of Nirnaeth Arnoediad. After this battle the Easterlings settled in the land and oppressed the people of Hador...

Nienor    Tuor is a fictional character of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Tuor was a great hero of the Third House of Men, the only son of Huor and Rían. He was the cousin of Túrin Turambar. Huor died in...

Tuor =    In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Idril Celebrindal is the daughter of Turgon and Elenwë, wife of Tuor, and the mother of Eärendil the Mariner. The name Idril was a Sindarized form of her Quenya name Itarildë. Idril Celebrindal (Silver-foot) is the only child of Turgon...

Idril | | | | | | | Eärendil =    Elwing is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. She is Half-elven but counted among the Elves, notable for saving a Silmaril from the destruction of the Havens of Sirion and, with her husband Eärendil, going to the Valar to ask their help...

Elwing Eluréd Elurín | ----------------------------------------- | |    Elros Tar-Minyatur (F.A. 525 - S.A. 442, r 32 - 442) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. He was born in year 525 of the First Age to Eärendil and Elwing. Elros was one of the Half-elven of Middle-earth...

Elros Tar-Minyatur    Elrond the Half-elven is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien. He was the Lord of Rivendell, one of the mighty rulers of old that still remained in Middle-earth in its Third Age. He was the son of Eärendil and...

Elrond = Celebrían | | Vardamir Nólimon --------------------- | | | |    Tar-Amandil (S.A. 192 - 603, r. S.A. 442 - 590) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, the fictional universe created by J. R. R. Tolkien. His name means Aman-lover. He was legally the third King of Númenor, but was actually its second ruler. Tar-Amandils...

Tar-Amandil | | | | | | |    Tar-Elendil (350 - 751 S.A., r 590 - 740 S.A.) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, the fictional universe created by J. R. R. Tolkien. He was the fourth King of Númenor, succeeding his father Tar-Amandil. He was considered to be a master of lore and...

Tar-Elendil | | | | | | | ---------------------------- | | | | | | | | Later Kings of Númenor Silmariën | | | | | | | Lords of Andúnië | | | : | | |    In Middle-earth, the fantasy universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, Elendil was a heroic figure. Known as Elendil the Tall or Elendil the Fair, he was the father of Isildur and Anárion, last lord of Andúnië, and the founder and first king of Arnor and Gondor. Elendil...

Elendil | | | | | | | ------------------- | | | | | | | |    This is a list of kings of Gondor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. The Kings of Gondor through Amandil claimed descent from the Lords of Andúnië, and from there to Silmariën and the Kings of Númenor. Spoiler warning: Plot or...

Kings of Gondor    This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. The Kings of Arnor through Amandil claimed descent from the Lords of Andúnië, and from there to Silmariën and the Kings of Númenor.  Elendil, son of...

Kings of Arnor | | | : | | |   This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. The Kings of Arnor through Amandil claimed descent from the Lords of Andúnië, and from there to Silmariën and the Kings of Númenor.  Elendil, son of...

Kings of Arthedain | | | : | | | Chieftains of the Dúnedain | | | : | | |        Promotional poster featuring Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn in New Line Cinemas motion pictures directed by Peter Jackson.   Aragorn is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Aragorn was born on March 1st in the year...

Aragorn =     This article is about the fictional character. There are also the ARWEN 37 and ARWEN ACE brands of riot control armaments.  Arwen Undómiel (usually called Arwen Evenstar) (T.A. 241–F.A. 121) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, the...

Arwen   Elladan and Elrohir are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, the twin sons of Elrond Half-elven and Celebrían. They were born in T.A. 130 and they have a younger sister Arwen. The brethren were friends and companions-in-arms of the Rangers of...

Elladan   Elladan and Elrohir are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, the twin sons of Elrond Half-elven and Celebrían. They were born in T.A. 130 and they have a younger sister Arwen. The brethren were friends and companions-in-arms of the Rangers of...

Elrohir | ---------------------- | |    Eldarion is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. He is the only recorded son of Arwen and Aragorn. He was born in the Fourth Age, and became King of the Reunited Kingdom of Gondor and Arnor after his father died. He was also...

Eldarion Numerous daughters | Later Kings of the    Properly, the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor is a fictional realm from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. When Aragorn became King of Gondor at the end of the War of the Ring, he was also the descendant of the Kings...

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