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Léod was a great horseman and during his rule he captured a white foal that was wild and proud. When the horse was grown Léod tried to break her, but instead was thrown off and hit his head on a rock and died (he was but 42 and his son 16). His son [[Eorl]] later tamed the horse, naming her [[Felaróf]], and she would become the first of the great ''[[Mearas]]''.<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
 
Léod was a great horseman and during his rule he captured a white foal that was wild and proud. When the horse was grown Léod tried to break her, but instead was thrown off and hit his head on a rock and died (he was but 42 and his son 16). His son [[Eorl]] later tamed the horse, naming her [[Felaróf]], and she would become the first of the great ''[[Mearas]]''.<ref>{{App|Eorl}}</ref>
  
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'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
 
'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
 
:A tapestry depicting the death of Léod hangs at [[Meduseld]].
 
:A tapestry depicting the death of Léod hangs at [[Meduseld]].
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Latest revision as of 16:24, 23 September 2015

Léod
Northman
The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers - Tapestry of Léod and Felaróf.jpg
Tapestry of Léod and Felaróf from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Biographical Information
TitlesLord of the Éothéod
LocationNorth-west Rhovanion
LanguageRohirric
BirthT.A. 2459
DeathT.A. 2501 (aged 42)
Killed by Felaróf
Family
ParentageUnknown; descendant of Fram
ChildrenEorl
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Léod

Léod (T.A. 2459 - 2501) was a Lord of the Éothéod.

Contents

[edit] History

Léod was a great horseman and during his rule he captured a white foal that was wild and proud. When the horse was grown Léod tried to break her, but instead was thrown off and hit his head on a rock and died (he was but 42 and his son 16). His son Eorl later tamed the horse, naming her Felaróf, and she would become the first of the great Mearas.[1]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers:

A tapestry depicting the death of Léod hangs at Meduseld.

[edit] Genealogy

Frumgar
fl. 1977
 
 
 
 
Fram
fl. c. T.A. 2000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LÉOD
2459 - 2501
 
 
 
 
Eorl
2485 - 2545
 
 
 
 
Brego
2512 - 2570

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
Léod
Born: T.A. 2459 Died: T.A. 2501
Unknown
eventually Fram
Lord of the Éothéod
unknown - T.A. 2501
Followed by:
Eorl