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Folcwine

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==History==
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>
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Folcwine was the son of [[Folca]] "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of [[Théoden]]. Aided by [[Gondor]], he drove out [[Dunlendings]] who occupied the area between [[Adorn]] and [[Isen]].
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In {{TA|2885}} his twin eldest sons, [[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>
  
 
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==Etymology==

Revision as of 09:58, 20 January 2012

Folcwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Rohan
BirthT.A. 2830
RuleT.A. 28642903
DeathT.A. 2903
Family
ParentageFolca
ChildrenFolcred, Fastred, Unnamed daughter, Fengel

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

History

Folcwine was the son of Folca "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of Théoden. Aided by Gondor, he drove out Dunlendings who occupied the area between Adorn and Isen.

In T.A. 2885 his twin eldest sons, 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"
Folcwine
House of Eorl
Born: T.A. 2830 Died: T.A. 2903
Preceded by:
Folca
14th King of Rohan
T.A. 28642903
Followed by:
Fengel