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Host of the Valar

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The '''Host of the Valar''' was the mighty army that overthrew [[Morgoth]] and his legions at the end of the [[First Age]].  It was led by [[Manwë]]'s herald [[Eönwë]]. The army itself was mostly composed of [[Vanyar]] from the [[Undying Lands]].  These Elves were led by the Elven patriarch [[Ingwë]], and were joined by the remaining Noldor of the [[Valinor]], under [[Finarfin]], son of [[Finwë]].  This force was also known as the ''Host of the West'', and met Morgoth's ''Host of the North'' in the titanic clash known the [[War of Wrath]].  The forces of Valinor were victorious.
 
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The mighty army that overthrew Morgoth and his legions at the end of the First Age.  It was led by [[Manwë]], the [[Elder King]], his herald [[Eönwë]], and the rest of the [[Valar]], the [[Lords of the West]].  The army itself was mostly composed of High Elves from the Undying Lands.
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', [[Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath]].
  
* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War Of Wrath''
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Revision as of 11:19, 24 June 2008

The Host of the Valar was the mighty army that overthrew Morgoth and his legions at the end of the First Age. It was led by Manwë's herald Eönwë. The army itself was mostly composed of Vanyar from the Undying Lands. These Elves were led by the Elven patriarch Ingwë, and were joined by the remaining Noldor of the Valinor, under Finarfin, son of Finwë. This force was also known as the Host of the West, and met Morgoth's Host of the North in the titanic clash known the War of Wrath. The forces of Valinor were victorious.

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