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Lothíriel

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Lothíriel
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesQueen Consort of Rohan
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2999
Family
HouseHouse of Dol Amroth
ParentageImrahil
SiblingsElphir, Erchirion and Amrothos
SpouseÉomer
ChildrenElfwine
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Lothíriel was the daughter of Prince Imrahil of Dol Amroth, and later the wife of King Éomer of Rohan.

History

Lothíriel was born in T.A. 2999. She had three older brothers: Elphir, Erchirion, and Amrothos.[1]

Lothíriel married Éomer, King of Rohan, in T.A. 3021. They had at least one son named Elfwine the Fair who became the 19th King of Rohan on the death of his father in Fo.A. 63.[2] Whether she still lived by that date, or died after, is unknown.

Etymology

Lothíriel may mean "flower garlanded maiden". The word loth means "flower, blossom". The element riel means "garlanded maiden", as also seen in Galadriel.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"