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House of Finarfin

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The descendants and followers of [[Finarfin]], third son of [[Finwë]]. Finarfin himself remained in the West when the [[Noldor]] returned to [[Middle-earth]], but his five children came to [[Beleriand]]. Both [[Finrod Felagund]] and [[Galadriel]] belonged to this house.
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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.
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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.<ref>{{S|Flight}}</ref>
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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]]<ref>{{FR|three}}</ref> 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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==See also==
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*[[House of Finwe]]
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Latest revision as of 09:03, 28 October 2012

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.[1]

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[2] and perhaps Glorfindel[3]. Such Elves remained in Middle-earth until the late Third Age.

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Flight of the Noldor"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 204, entry House of Finrod