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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>
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==Etymology==
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[[Christopher Tolkien]] has noted that ''[[Wiktionary:ides#Old_English|ides]]'' is and [[Old English]] poetic word for "woman, lady".<ref name=King/>
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Revision as of 12:49, 4 November 2012

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This article is non-canon.
Idis
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
BirthThird Age
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageThéoden
Physical Description
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