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[[Image:Peter Jackson's Erkenbrand.jpg|thumb|200px|Erkenbrand as portrayed in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]]]
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[[Image:Peter Jackson's Erkenbrand.jpg|thumb|200px|Erkenbrand as depicted by Weta/Decipher]]
 
'''Erkenbrand''' was one of the [[Rohirrim]]. At the time of the [[War of the Ring]], Erkenbrand had retired from service to [[Théoden]], but returned after the death of Théoden's son [[Théodred]] to command the forces of [[Rohan]] in its western regions. He later played a critical role in the [[Battle of the Hornburg]] when he and [[Gandalf]] lead an army of a thousand riders to reinforce the besieged forces of Rohan.
 
'''Erkenbrand''' was one of the [[Rohirrim]]. At the time of the [[War of the Ring]], Erkenbrand had retired from service to [[Théoden]], but returned after the death of Théoden's son [[Théodred]] to command the forces of [[Rohan]] in its western regions. He later played a critical role in the [[Battle of the Hornburg]] when he and [[Gandalf]] lead an army of a thousand riders to reinforce the besieged forces of Rohan.
  
 
Erkenbrand is a name that comes from two Old English words: Eorcan (meaning "precious") and Brand (meaning "sword").
 
Erkenbrand is a name that comes from two Old English words: Eorcan (meaning "precious") and Brand (meaning "sword").
  
Erkenbrand does not appear in [[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]] film. Instead, it is [[Éomer]] whom Gandalf sets out to find and returns with in the dawn of the final battle at [[Helm's Deep]]. However he does make a brief appearence in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]]''
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Erkenbrand does not appear in [[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]] film. Instead, it is [[Éomer]] whom Gandalf sets out to find and returns with in the dawn of the final battle at [[Helm's Deep]]. However he does make an appearence in the liscenced trading card game by decipher as part of their series of cards depicting various characters ommitted from the films.
  
 
[[Category:Rohirrim]]
 
[[Category:Rohirrim]]

Revision as of 16:48, 26 December 2006

File:Peter Jackson's Erkenbrand.jpg
Erkenbrand as depicted by Weta/Decipher

Erkenbrand was one of the Rohirrim. At the time of the War of the Ring, Erkenbrand had retired from service to Théoden, but returned after the death of Théoden's son Théodred to command the forces of Rohan in its western regions. He later played a critical role in the Battle of the Hornburg when he and Gandalf lead an army of a thousand riders to reinforce the besieged forces of Rohan.

Erkenbrand is a name that comes from two Old English words: Eorcan (meaning "precious") and Brand (meaning "sword").

Erkenbrand does not appear in Peter Jackson's The Two Towers film. Instead, it is Éomer whom Gandalf sets out to find and returns with in the dawn of the final battle at Helm's Deep. However he does make an appearence in the liscenced trading card game by decipher as part of their series of cards depicting various characters ommitted from the films.