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Folcwine

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'''Folcwine''' ([[Third Age]] 2830 – 2903, aged 73 years) was the fourteenth [[King of Rohan]], the son of [[Folca]] "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of [[Théoden]]. His eldest sons, the twins [[Folcred]] and [[Fastred, son of Folcwine|Fastred]], were lost in war with [[Harad]], and Folcwine was succeed by his youngest child, [[Fengel]].
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'''Folcwine''' ([[Third Age]] 2830 – 2903, aged 73 years) was the fourteenth [[King of Rohan]]
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==History==
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Folcwine was the son of [[Folca]] "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of [[Théoden]]. His eldest sons, the twins [[Folcred]] and [[Fastred (son of Folcwine)|Fastred]], were lost in war with [[Harad]], and Folcwine was succeeded by his youngest child, [[Fengel]].<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Folcwine means "folk-friend" in [[Old English]].
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''Folcwine'' means "folk-friend" in [[Old English]].
  
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Revision as of 17:24, 11 November 2010

Folcwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Rohan
BirthT.A. 2830
RuleT.A. 2864T.A. 2903
DeathT.A. 2903
Family
ParentageFolca
ChildrenFolcred, Fastred, Fengel

Folcwine (Third Age 2830 – 2903, aged 73 years) was the fourteenth King of Rohan

Contents

History

Folcwine was the son of Folca "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of Théoden. His eldest sons, the twins Folcred and Fastred, were lost in war with Harad, and Folcwine was succeeded by his youngest child, Fengel.[1]

Etymology

Folcwine means "folk-friend" in Old English.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
Preceded by:
Folca
14th King of Rohan
T.A. 2864T.A. 2903
Followed by:
Fengel

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"