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The son of [[Éomer Éadig]], King of [[Rohan]], who inherited his father's kingdom in the early [[Fourth Age]].
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}}'''Elfwine the Fair''' was the second [[Kings of Rohan|King of the Third Line of Rohan]], ruling in the early [[Fourth Age]].
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==History==
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Elfwine was the son of King [[Éomer]] of Rohan and [[Lothíriel]] of [[Dol Amroth]].<ref>{{App|Mark}}</ref> He was said to bear a striking likeness to his maternal grandfather, [[Imrahil]], [[Prince of Dol Amroth]].<ref>{{UT|Gladden}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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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.
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Revision as of 12:47, 4 November 2012

Jenny Dolfen - Sons of Rohan.jpg
Elfwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
Other names"the Fair"
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric
BirthEarly Fourth Age
RuleFo.A. 63 - unknown
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageÉomer and Lothíriel
Physical Description
GenderMale
Elfwine the Fair was the second King of the Third Line of Rohan, ruling in the early Fourth Age.

History

Elfwine was the son of King Éomer of Rohan and Lothíriel of Dol Amroth.[1] He was said to bear a striking likeness to his maternal grandfather, Imrahil, Prince of Dol Amroth.[2]

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.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields"
Elfwine
House of Eorl
Born: Early Fourth Age Died: unknown
Preceded by:
Éomer
19th King of Rohan
Fo.A. 63 – ??
Followed by:
unknown