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Goldwine

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Goldwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2619
RuleT.A. 2680 - 2699 (19 years)
DeathT.A. 2699 (aged 80)
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageFréawine
ChildrenDéor
Physical Description
GenderMale

Goldwine (Third Age 2619 – 2699, aged 80 years) was the sixth King of Rohan.

History

He was born during the rule of his great-grandfather Aldor the Old, and was aged 26, already a father, when Aldor finally died and the crown passed to Goldwine's grandfather Fréa.

Goldwine became King at the death of his father Fréawine in Third Age 2680, when he was 61 years old.

Goldwine died in 2699 after a rule of nineteen years. He was followed by his son Déor.[1]

Etymology

Goldwine is an Old English name that means "gold-friend".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"
Goldwine
House of Eorl
Born: T.A. 2619 Died: T.A. 2699
Preceded by:
Fréawine
6th King of Rohan
T.A. 2680 - 2699
Followed by:
Déor