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Gram

This article is about the King of Rohan. For the the mountain, see Mount Gram.
Gram
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2668
RuleT.A. 2718-2741 (23 years)
DeathT.A. 2741 (aged 73)
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageDéor
ChildrenHelm Hammerhand, Hild
Physical Description
GenderMale

Gram (Third Age 26682741, aged 73 years) was the eighth King of Rohan.

[edit] History

Gram was the son of Déor and father of Helm Hammerhand and Hild. His reign was a time of warfare with the Dunlendings, who had occupied Isengard during his father's time, and continued to raid and harass the Rohirrim.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Gram in Old English means "fierce, grim".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
Gram
House of Eorl
Born: T.A. 2668 Died: T.A. 2741
Preceded by:
Déor
8th King of Rohan
T.A. 27182741
Followed by:
Helm