"The Man-Hearted". Emeldir was the wife of Barahir and the mother of Beren. She led the retreat of the First House of the Edain from Dorthonion after the Dagor Bragollach. While her husband and son remained in Dorthonion as hunted outlaws, Emeldir led the women and children of her house, including Rían and Morwen, south into Brethil.
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