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One of the three military divisions of [[Rohan]], with the others being the [[West-mark]], and the King's Lands around [[Edoras]]. The East-mark was defined as those lands that lay east of the [[Entwash]] and [[Snowbourn]] rivers. In military matters, the command of the [[Men]] of the East-mark would be given to one of [[Rohan's Marshals]]. At the time of the [[War of the Ring]] this was the [[Third Marshal]], the King's nephew [[Éomer]], who held his command at the ancient township of [[Aldburg]], the original capital of Rohan and the seat of his family.
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The '''East-mark''' was one of the three military divisions of [[Rohan]], with the others being the [[West-mark]], and the King's Lands around [[Edoras]]. The East-mark was defined as those lands that lay east of the [[Entwash]] and [[Snowbourn]] rivers. In military matters, the command of the [[Men]] of the East-mark would be given to one of Rohan's Marshals of the Riddermark. At the time of the [[War of the Ring]] this was the [[Third Marshal of the Riddermark|Third Marshal]], the King's nephew [[Éomer]], who held his command at the ancient township of [[Aldburg]], the original capital of Rohan and the seat of his family.<ref>{{UT|Isen}}, Appendix (i)</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[West-mark]]
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[[Category:Regions of Rohan]]
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[[fi:Itämark]]

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The East-mark was one of the three military divisions of Rohan, with the others being the West-mark, and the King's Lands around Edoras. The East-mark was defined as those lands that lay east of the Entwash and Snowbourn rivers. In military matters, the command of the Men of the East-mark would be given to one of Rohan's Marshals of the Riddermark. At the time of the War of the Ring this was the Third Marshal, the King's nephew Éomer, who held his command at the ancient township of Aldburg, the original capital of Rohan and the seat of his family.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Battles of the Fords of Isen", Appendix (i)