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It is also possible that they descended from the people of [[Bór]] or other [[Easterlings (First Age)|Swarthy Men]] of the [[First Age]] who came from [[Beleriand]].<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Andreas Moehn]]|articleurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20120211145606/http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Ind.html|articlename=The Indigenous People of Middle-earth|website=Lalaith}}</ref>
 
It is also possible that they descended from the people of [[Bór]] or other [[Easterlings (First Age)|Swarthy Men]] of the [[First Age]] who came from [[Beleriand]].<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Andreas Moehn]]|articleurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20120211145606/http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Ind.html|articlename=The Indigenous People of Middle-earth|website=Lalaith}}</ref>
 
==Third Age==
 
==Third Age==
During the [[Third Age]] the Hill-men were to be found near the [[Angle (Eriador)|Angle]] of [[Eriador]] or the [[Ettenmoors]]<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, p. 196</ref> and were subjects of the [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] Kingdom of the North. From the 14th century the hills were occupied by their dark fortresses<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}</ref> and they learned sorcery,<ref>{{PM|Third}}</ref> perhaps from [[Angmar]].
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During the [[Third Age]] the Hill-men were to be found near the [[Angle (Eriador)|Angle]]] of [[Eriador]] or the [[Ettenmoors]]<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, p. 196</ref> and were subjects of the [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] Kingdom of the North. From the 14th century the hills were occupied by their dark fortresses<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}</ref> and they learned sorcery,<ref>{{PM|Third}}</ref> perhaps from [[Angmar]].
  
 
In the [[Angmar War]], '''Hill-men''' from [[Rhudaur]] secretly allied themselves with the [[Witch-king]] and one of their evil lords usurped the throne of Rhudaur, slowly sending the [[Dúnedain of Arnor]] fleeing to [[Cardolan]] and [[Arthedain]], and then fighting with Angmar against them until all the kingdom was occupied by evil men.<ref>{{App|Eriador}}</ref> The kingdom allied with Angmar against the other two kingdoms.   
 
In the [[Angmar War]], '''Hill-men''' from [[Rhudaur]] secretly allied themselves with the [[Witch-king]] and one of their evil lords usurped the throne of Rhudaur, slowly sending the [[Dúnedain of Arnor]] fleeing to [[Cardolan]] and [[Arthedain]], and then fighting with Angmar against them until all the kingdom was occupied by evil men.<ref>{{App|Eriador}}</ref> The kingdom allied with Angmar against the other two kingdoms.   

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