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Elfwine

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Elfwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
Other namesthe Fair
BirthUnknown
RuleFo.A. 63
DeathUnknown
Physical Description
GenderMale

Elfwine was the son of Éomer Éadig, King of Rohan, who inherited his father's kingship in Fo.A. 63. He was known as "the Fair" due to his parentage; his mother Lothíriel was of fair and noble birth herself.

Etymology

Elfwine means "Elf-friend" in Old English and is a translation of the Quenya name Elendil. Also, it is a reference to the earlier character of Tolkien's legendarium, Ælfwine of England.

Preceded by:
Éomer
19th King of Rohan
IV 63 – ??
Followed by:
unknown