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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]].
 
'''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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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Folcwine means "folk-friend" in [[Old English]].
 
Folcwine means "folk-friend" in [[Old English]].
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Revision as of 06:08, 22 February 2010

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, were lost in war with Harad, and Folcwine was succeed by his youngest child, Fengel.

Etymology

Folcwine means "folk-friend" in Old English.

Preceded by:
Folca
14th King of Rohan
III 2864 – 2903
Followed by:
Fengel

References