Tolkien Gateway

Fastred (son of Folcwine)

(Difference between revisions)
m (corrected internal link)
Line 8: Line 8:
 
| birth=
 
| birth=
 
| rule=
 
| rule=
| death=
+
| death={{TA|2885}}
 
| gender=Male
 
| gender=Male
 
| description=
 
| description=
Line 15: Line 15:
 
| children=
 
| children=
 
}}
 
}}
'''Fastred''', with [[Folcred]], was one of the twin sons of [[Folcwine]] of [[Rohan]]. Upholding the [[Oath of Eorl]], he rode to the aid of [[Gondor]] with his brother, and was lost. The brothers were buried together in a mound at the [[Fords of Poros]] known as the [[Haudh in Gwanûr]].
+
'''Fastred''', with [[Folcred]], was one of the twin sons of [[Folcwine]] of [[Rohan]].  
 +
 
 +
==History==
 +
Upholding the [[Oath of Eorl]], Fastred rode to the aid of [[Gondor]] with his brother, and both were slain in battle of the [[Haradrim]]. They were laid to rest where they fell, at the crossings of [[Poros]]. Their burial mound was called the [[Haudh in Gwanûr]], the Mound of the Twins.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Fastred in [[Old English]] means "fast-rede, firm-counsel"
+
Fastred in [[Old English]] means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".
 
{{references}}
 
{{references}}
 
* {{App|Eorl}}
 
* {{App|Eorl}}
 +
* {{App|TA}}
 
[[Category:Rohirrim]]
 
[[Category:Rohirrim]]
 
[[de:Fastred (Sohn von Folcwine)]]
 
[[de:Fastred (Sohn von Folcwine)]]
 
[[fi:Fastred ja Folcred]]
 
[[fi:Fastred ja Folcred]]

Revision as of 18:38, 30 November 2010

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
DeathT.A. 2885
Family
ParentageFolcwine
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fastred, with Folcred, was one of the twin sons of Folcwine of Rohan.

History

Upholding the Oath of Eorl, Fastred rode to the aid of Gondor with his brother, and both were slain in battle of the Haradrim. They were laid to rest where they fell, at the crossings of Poros. Their burial mound was called the Haudh in Gwanûr, the Mound of the Twins.

Etymology

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

References