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Morwen Steelsheen

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'''Morwen Steelsheen''' ([[Third Age]] 2922 – ?) was also called [[Morwen of Lossarnach]], the queen to King [[Thengel]] of [[Rohan]], and mother to his heir [[Théoden]]. She was much younger than her husband, who wedded her late in his life (2943), and they lived for a time in her homeland of [[Lossarnach]], to the south and west of [[Minas Tirith]]. Morwen was 17 years younger than her husband thus she was most likely born in 2922. When his father [[Fengel]] died, Thengel inherited [[Kingship of Rohan]], and travelled with Morwen back to his own land. Morwen bore five children in all, including Thengel's heir Théoden, and [[Théodwyn]], who would be the mother of [[Éomer]] and [[Éowyn]]. She was called Steelsheen because of her grace. Morwen appears to have died sometime before the [[War of the Ring]].
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'''Morwen Steelsheen''' ([[Third Age]] [[Third Age 2922|2922]] – ?), also called ''Morwen of Lossarnach'', was the queen to King [[Thengel]] of [[Rohan]], and mother to his heir [[Théoden]].
  
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Morwen was a woman of the Gondorian outland of [[Lossarnach]].  She was seventeen years younger than her husband, and thus was most likely born in [[Third Age 2922|2922]].  Thengel wedded her late in his life ([[Third Age 2943|2943]]), and they lived for a time in her homeland of [[Lossarnach]], to the south and west of [[Minas Tirith]]. When his father [[Fengel]] died, Thengel inherited [[Kingship of Rohan]], and travelled with Morwen back to his own land. Morwen bore five children in all, including Thengel's heir Théoden, and his sister [[Théodwyn]], who would be the mother of [[Éomer]] and [[Éowyn]]. She was called Steelsheen because of her grace. Morwen appears to have died sometime before the [[War of the Ring]], as she is not mentioned in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' or [[Appendices]] in that period.
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Revision as of 15:30, 28 September 2007

Morwen
Rohir
Biographical Information
Other namesSteelsheen
PositionQueen Consort
BirthThird Age 2922
Rule2953-2980(?)
DeathUnknown
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Morwen Steelsheen (Third Age 2922 – ?), also called Morwen of Lossarnach, was the queen to King Thengel of Rohan, and mother to his heir Théoden.

History

Morwen was a woman of the Gondorian outland of Lossarnach. She was seventeen years younger than her husband, and thus was most likely born in 2922. Thengel wedded her late in his life (2943), and they lived for a time in her homeland of Lossarnach, to the south and west of Minas Tirith. When his father Fengel died, Thengel inherited Kingship of Rohan, and travelled with Morwen back to his own land. Morwen bore five children in all, including Thengel's heir Théoden, and his sister Théodwyn, who would be the mother of Éomer and Éowyn. She was called Steelsheen because of her grace. Morwen appears to have died sometime before the War of the Ring, as she is not mentioned in The Lord of the Rings or Appendices in that period.