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'''Idis''' was a daughter of [[Théoden]] in an early draft of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. The character was eventually discarded when the story of [[Éowyn]] overshadowed her.
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'''Idis''' was a daughter of [[Théoden]] in an early draft of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. The character was eventually discarded when the story of [[Éowyn]] overshadowed her.<ref name=King>{{TI|King}}, pp. 445, 447, 450</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
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''Idis'' is and [[Old English]] word for "lady".  
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[[Christopher Tolkien]] has noted that ''ides'' is and [[Old English]] poetic word for "woman, lady".<ref name=King/>
  
 
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Revision as of 23:45, 4 July 2011

"there are Tolkien's latest thoughts, his best thoughts, and his published thoughts and these are not necessarily the same." — Tolkien's Legendarium
This article is non-canon.
Idis
Rohir
Biographical Information
BirthThird Age
Family
ParentageThéoden
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GenderFemale

Idis was a daughter of Théoden in an early draft of The Lord of the Rings. The character was eventually discarded when the story of Éowyn overshadowed her.[1]

Etymology

Christopher Tolkien has noted that ides is and Old English poetic word for "woman, lady".[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Treason of Isengard, "The King of the Golden Hall", pp. 445, 447, 450