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Elfwine

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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