I assume about a third of the Noldor were primarily loyal to Fëanor, so they'd come from all walks of life.
Part 239 Perfumes of Araby
Next time: Part 240: Turncoat
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Original story by and copyright to J R R Tolkien, ed. C Tolkien: Primarily based on the Silmarillion, but incorporating ideas from the 12-volume History of Middle Earth series.
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