Three Kindreds

   The three branches of the Eldar.
   The Vanyar, the Noldor and the Teleri; the three hosts of Elves who followed the summons of the Valar and began the Great Journey to Aman.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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