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Fastred (rider of Rohan)

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The name Fastred refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Fastred (disambiguation).
Fastred
Rohir
Biographical Information
DeathMarch 15, T.A. 3019
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fastred was a man of Rohan during the War of the Ring.

History

Fastred rode with his king Théoden to the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, where he was killed. His name was remembered in the Song of the Mounds of Mundburg.[1]

Etymology

Fastred in Old English means "fast-rede, firm-counsel"

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"