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