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Folcwine

Folcwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2830
RuleT.A. 28642903
DeathT.A. 2903 (aged 73)
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageFolca
ChildrenFolcred, Fastred, unnamed daughter, Fengel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Folcwine (Third Age 28302903, aged 73 years) was the fourteenth King of Rohan

[edit] 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 and recoverd that area.

In T.A. 2885 he also fulfilled the Oath of Eorl and sent his twin eldest sons, Folcred and Fastred to aid Gondor in the war with Harad. However they were both killed, and Folcwine was succeeded by his youngest child, Fengel.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Folcwine means "folk-friend" in Old English.

[edit] 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