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In {{FA|311}}, Balan left with Finrod for his kingdom of [[Nargothrond]], where he served as his vassal until his death.<ref name="Coming"/>{{rp|218, 227}} Bëor's eldest son, [[Baran]], ruled the [[House of Bëor|people of Bëor]] in his stead. The friendship of Bëor and Baran with the Eldar led to the creation of the [[House of Bëor|First House]] of the [[Edain]], which produced some of the greatest heroes of the First Age.
 
In {{FA|311}}, Balan left with Finrod for his kingdom of [[Nargothrond]], where he served as his vassal until his death.<ref name="Coming"/>{{rp|218, 227}} Bëor's eldest son, [[Baran]], ruled the [[House of Bëor|people of Bëor]] in his stead. The friendship of Bëor and Baran with the Eldar led to the creation of the [[House of Bëor|First House]] of the [[Edain]], which produced some of the greatest heroes of the First Age.
  
Balan was called ''Bëor'' by the [[Nargothrond]]rim, which meant "vassal" in [[Taliska]], the language of the people of Bëor. When Bëor finally died at the age of 93 willingly, a very old age for men at that time, he was given the epithet ''the Old''.<ref name="West"/>
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Balan was called ''Bëor'' by the [[Nargothrond]]rim, which meant "vassal" in [[Taliska]], the language of the the people of Bëor. When Bëor finally died at the age of 93 willingly, a very old age for men at that time, he was given the epithet ''the Old''.<ref name="West"/>
  
 
== Genealogy ==
 
== Genealogy ==

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