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  • Eglain

    The Eglain are a small and scattered tribe of men, living in the [[Lone-lands | Lone-lands]]. Most of them live as traders in loose camps around the old ruins along the great east-road.

  • Eriadorians

    The Men of Eriador are the original mannish inhabitants of the Lands of Eriador before it´s colonization by the Númenóreans.They were closely akin to the Edain of Beleriand, some of them descending from Groups who had never crossed the Ered Luin, others …

  • Breemen

    _The nearest settled Men to the Shire_ In the hard years of the Second Age, a race of Men inhabited the White Mountains far to the south of the [[Shire]], in the land that would one day become Rohan. Groups of these mountaineers began to migrate …

  • Breeish

    Breeish refers to the language of the Breemen in MERP. In J.R.R. Tolkien´s Books the Bree-People have archaic english names, but the place-names in Breeland derive from celtic elements in old english placenames (cornish, welsh or cumbrian). For …

  • Beijabar

    Along the eastern banks of the River Anduin, the benign race of Men called the Beijabar have made their homes for who knows how long. Their dwellings can be found from the point where the River Silverlode joins the Anduin, northward even beyond the isle …

  • Hillmen

    The Hillmen are one of the shortest Mannish races in western Middle-earth. Males range in height from 5'4" to 5'8"; women are about 3" shorter. They are, however, a stocky, strong and hearty folk, and quite hirsute. (A slight mustache is not considered …

  • Dunlendings

    Dunlendings, also known as Wildmen of [[Dunland | Dunland]], were the people of Dunland. Dunlending Wildmen are a savage race of Men who are possessed with having their vengeance on the people of [[Rohan]] who allegedly drove them into the mountains. Dark …

  • Easterlings

    The vast expanse of Rhûn and Rhovanion are filled with nomadic tribes who have born the name "Easterling" through the years. Most cultures in western Middle-earth have only heard or used the word "Easterling" in the context of the wars that have …

  • Variags

    The Variags, who are accounted the most vicious Men in the world, are a dark-skinned people who occupy the land of Khand, a semi-arid plateau located southeast of Mordor and northwest of Harad. The Variags are a distinct race, but are occasionally …

  • Black Númenóreans

    The term "Black Númenórean" is used to describe Men of Dúnadan stock who are descended from the "Unfaithful" Númenórean colonists and conquerors who came to Middle-earth during the middle and late Second Age. These Unfaithful had broken with the Valar and …

  • Hobbits

    The Hobbits are the shortest of the Free Peoples. They are a simple race of unclear origin, divided into Stoor, Harfoot, and Fallohide subgroups. It appears they arose in the East in the First Age, at about the same time as Men. Indeed, they are said to …

  • Wild Hobbits

    "Wild Hobbits" are a perilous minority who run with Men and have extensive dealings with the rest of the greater world. They might be adventurers or mercenaries, bandits or street thieves, market entertainers, court fools, foot-servants, or sorcerers' …

  • Dúnedain of Gondor

    The Dúnedain form the ruling class of southern Gondor. They constitute the remnants of the political community through which and for which the realm of Gondor came into existence. As the heirs of Númenor, the Dúnedain enjoy the distinction of an increased …