"Then Felagund, standing silent in the night-shadow of the trees, looked down into the camp, and there he beheld a strange people. Now these were a part of the kindred and following of Bëor the Old, as he was afterwards called, a chieftain among Men. After many lives of wandering out of the East he had led them at last over the Blue Mountains, the first of the race of Men to enter Beleriand; and they sang because they were glad, and believed that they had escaped from all perils and had come at last to a land without fear."

J.R.R. Tolkien - The Silmarillion