Forthwini (Third Age c. 1865 – c. 1950, aged approx. 85 years) was a Lord of the Éothéod while they lived in the Vales of Anduin. He was the son of Marhwini. During his rule spies told him that the Wainriders, a tribe of Easterlings who had invaded decades earlier, had recovered and were allying themselves with other forces of the East. He alerted King Ondoher of Gondor of the growing threat, and later the Éothéod joined Gondor in battle against the invaders. Though Ondoher was slain, his successor Eärnil II eventually destroyed the Wainriders. There is no record of Forthwini's fate.
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