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House of Finarfin

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The '''House of Finarfin''' was the descendants and followers of [[Finarfin]], third son of [[Finwë]] who followed [[Fëanor]].  
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The '''House of Finarfin''' was the descendants and followers of [[Finarfin]], third son of [[Finwë]] who followed [[Fëanor]]. A particular aspect of this house is that many had golden hair, due to their half-[[Vanyar]]in heritage.
  
During the march on Valinor Finarfin himself repented when heard the [[Doom of the Noldor]] and returned to the West with some of his followers.
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During the march on [[Aman]] Finarfin himself repented when heard the [[Doom of the Noldor]] and returned to the West with some of his followers.
  
His children, led by [[Finrod]], came to [[Beleriand]]. [[Galadriel]] belonged to this house, and that is why his House is also named [[House of Finrod]]. A particular aspect of this house is that many had golden hair, due to their half-[[Vanyar]]in heritage.
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His children, led by [[Finrod]], came to [[Beleriand]], and that is why his House is also named [[House of Finrod]]. [[Galadriel]] belonged to this house as well as [[Gildor Inglorion]] and perhaps [[Glorfindel]]<ref>[[Robert Foster]], ''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]'', p. 204, entry House of Finrod</ref>. Such [[Elves]] remained in [[Middle-earth]] until the late [[Third Age]].
  
 
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The House of Finarfin was the descendants and followers of Finarfin, third son of Finwë who followed Fëanor. A particular aspect of this house is that many had golden hair, due to their half-Vanyarin heritage.

During the march on Aman Finarfin himself repented when heard the Doom of the Noldor and returned to the West with some of his followers.

His children, led by Finrod, came to Beleriand, and that is why his House is also named House of Finrod. Galadriel belonged to this house as well as Gildor Inglorion and perhaps Glorfindel[1]. Such Elves remained in Middle-earth until the late Third Age.


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