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Fastred (son of Folcwine)

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Upholding the [[Oath of Eorl]], Fastred rode to the aid of [[Gondor]] with his brother, and both were slain in battle of the [[Haradrim]].<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref> 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.<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
 
Upholding the [[Oath of Eorl]], Fastred rode to the aid of [[Gondor]] with his brother, and both were slain in battle of the [[Haradrim]].<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref> 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.<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
 
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Fastred in [[Old English]] means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".
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''Fastred'' in [[Old English]] means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 15:29, 29 December 2013

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
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
Birthbefore T.A. 2870
DeathT.A. 2885
Crossings of Poros
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageFolcwine
SiblingsFolcred, Fengel, unnamed sister
Physical Description
GenderMale

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

[edit] 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.[1] 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.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Fastred in Old English means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"