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'''Fengel''' was the fifteenth [[King of Rohan]].
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'''Fengel''' ({{TA|2870}} - {{TA|2953|n}}) was the fifteenth [[King of Rohan]].
  
Fengel was the third and only surviving son of [[Folcwine]], and became king after the death of his father in [[Third Age]] 2903.
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==History==
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Fengel was the third and only surviving son of [[Folcwine]], and became king after the death of his father in {{TA|2903}}.
  
Fengel's two older brothers, Folcred and Fastred, were killed while fighting for [[Gondor]], and as a result Fengel grew up rather spoiled. As a grown man he became known for his greed and love of gold.
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Fengel's two older brothers, [[Folcred]] and [[Fastred (son of Folcwine)|Fastred]], were killed in [[Harondor]] while fighting for [[Gondor]], and as a result Fengel grew up rather spoiled. As a grown man he became known for his greed and love of gold.
  
His son [[Thengel]] left Rohan because of disagreements with his father, living with his wife's family in [[Gondor]] instead.
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His son [[Thengel]] left Rohan because of disagreements with his father, living with [[Morwen Steelsheen|his wife]]'s family in [[Gondor]] instead.
  
After a rule of over 40 years Fengel died in 2953, and Thengel reluctantly returned to Rohan.
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After a rule of over 50 years Fengel died in {{TA|2953}}, and Thengel reluctantly returned to Rohan.<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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Fengel in [[Old English]] means "grasper, lord".
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Latest revision as of 15:32, 29 December 2013

LOTRO - Fengel.jpg
Fengel
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2870
RuleT.A. 2903 - 2953
DeathT.A. 2953 (aged 83)
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageFolcwine
SiblingsFolcred, Fastred, unnamed sister
ChildrenTwo unnamed daughters[source?], Thengel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fengel (T.A. 2870 - 2953) was the fifteenth King of Rohan.

[edit] History

Fengel was the third and only surviving son of Folcwine, and became king after the death of his father in T.A. 2903.

Fengel's two older brothers, Folcred and Fastred, were killed in Harondor while fighting for Gondor, and as a result Fengel grew up rather spoiled. As a grown man he became known for his greed and love of gold.

His son Thengel left Rohan because of disagreements with his father, living with his wife's family in Gondor instead.

After a rule of over 50 years Fengel died in T.A. 2953, and Thengel reluctantly returned to Rohan.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Fengel in Old English means "grasper, lord".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
Fengel
House of Eorl
Born: T.A. 2870 Died: T.A. 2953
Preceded by:
Folcwine
15th King of Rohan
T.A. 2903 - 2953
Followed by:
Thengel