Dúnedain of the North

 / Dunedain of the North
   Descendants of the lords of Arnor.
   The remnant of the Exiles of Númenor in the northern lands of Middleearth.
   They raised mighty realms and lost them during the Third Age, and for the millennium before the War of the Ring, they were a wandering people. Their leader, who took the title 'Chieftain', was the descendant of the ancient King, Isildur.

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

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