Younger Children of Ilúvatar
The Younger Children of Ilúvatar were Men, who awoke many thousands of years after the Elder Children, the Elves.
In Nargothrond the Elf Gwindor rebuked Finduilas for weeping, stating that it was not fit for the Elder Children of Ilúvatar to wed the Younger.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Men"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Túrin in Nargothrond", p. 167