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'''Théodred''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2978-3019) was the only son and heir of King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]]. His mother, [[Elfhild]], died in childbirth.
 
'''Théodred''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2978-3019) was the only son and heir of King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]]. His mother, [[Elfhild]], died in childbirth.
  
Little else is known about Théodred, except that he loved Éomer like a brother, and the only person he loved more than Éomer was his father, Théoden.
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==History==
  
Théodred held the title of Second Marshal of the Mark, though he was slain in the [[First Battle of the Fords of Isen]] defending the islet in the middle of the ford. With no siblings, this meant making his cousin, [[Éomer]], heir to the throne of Rohan.
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Théodred held the title of Second Marshal of the Mark, and was slain in the [[First Battle of the Fords of Isen]] defending the islet in the middle of the ford. With no siblings, this made his cousin, [[Éomer]], heir to the throne of Rohan.
  
 
== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
 
Théodred's name is probably taken from the Anglo-Saxon words "þeod" ("folk", "people", "nation") and "ræd" ("counsel").
 
Théodred's name is probably taken from the Anglo-Saxon words "þeod" ("folk", "people", "nation") and "ræd" ("counsel").
  
== Portrayal in the Movies ==
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== Portrayal in Adaptations ==
In ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'', the death of Théodred is a major event early in the movie, whereas, in the book, it has all happened by the time we come to Rohan.
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'''[[2002]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
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* The death of Théodred is a major event early in the movie, whereas, in the book, it has all happened by the time the Three Hunters come to Rohan. He is played by [[Paris Howe Strewe]].
  
 
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Théodred
Rohir
Biographical Information
BirthT.A. 2978
DeathFebruary 25, T.A. 3019
Physical Description
GenderMale

Théodred (T.A. 2978-3019) was the only son and heir of King Théoden of Rohan. His mother, Elfhild, died in childbirth.

History

Théodred held the title of Second Marshal of the Mark, and was slain in the First Battle of the Fords of Isen defending the islet in the middle of the ford. With no siblings, this made his cousin, Éomer, heir to the throne of Rohan.

Etymology

Théodred's name is probably taken from the Anglo-Saxon words "þeod" ("folk", "people", "nation") and "ræd" ("counsel").

Portrayal in Adaptations

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

  • The death of Théodred is a major event early in the movie, whereas, in the book, it has all happened by the time the Three Hunters come to Rohan. He is played by Paris Howe Strewe.