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I've noticed that the articles House of Beor, House of Hador etc. as well as other secondary articles, treat the term "House" as identical to the "people". Cf. the article House of Beor which actually covers everything concerning the whole "folk of Beor", whereas it should cover only the noble family of the folk's rulers.

Notice for example the distincton between Longbeards and the House of Durin; the latter being the noble family of rulers of the former.

Do you agree with the creation of articles such as Folk of Beor or Beorians or the like, which would cover historical and anthropological information about the peoples, and let the "House" articles for their noble families? Sage 06:02, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

I don't think this is necessary. Tolkien's own indexes for The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales list "People/Kindred/House/Folk/Men of X" together interchangeably for the groups associated with Beor, Hador, and Haleth. --Edrastel 06:52, 21 August 2016 (UTC)