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Vidugavia

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'''Vidugavia''' was a prince of the [[Northmen]] who ruled the lands between [[Mirkwood]] and the River [[Running]]. He was the ally of [[Gondor]]'s King [[Rómendacil II]], and received Rómendacil's son [[Valacar]] into his court as ambassador. Valacar would eventually wed [[Vidugavia]]'s own daughter, [[Vidumavi]].
 
'''Vidugavia''' was a prince of the [[Northmen]] who ruled the lands between [[Mirkwood]] and the River [[Running]]. He was the ally of [[Gondor]]'s King [[Rómendacil II]], and received Rómendacil's son [[Valacar]] into his court as ambassador. Valacar would eventually wed [[Vidugavia]]'s own daughter, [[Vidumavi]].
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Vidugavia was apparently the father of other children, since he was also an ancestor of [[Marhari]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Widugawja is a [[Gothic]] name meaning 'Wood-lord'. In Germanic literature, it has been the name of [[Wikipedia:Wayland Smith|Wayland Smith]].
 
Widugawja is a [[Gothic]] name meaning 'Wood-lord'. In Germanic literature, it has been the name of [[Wikipedia:Wayland Smith|Wayland Smith]].
 
[[Category:Northmen]]
 
[[Category:Northmen]]

Revision as of 21:54, 28 February 2009

Vidugavia was a prince of the Northmen who ruled the lands between Mirkwood and the River Running. He was the ally of Gondor's King Rómendacil II, and received Rómendacil's son Valacar into his court as ambassador. Valacar would eventually wed Vidugavia's own daughter, Vidumavi.

Vidugavia was apparently the father of other children, since he was also an ancestor of Marhari.

Etymology

Widugawja is a Gothic name meaning 'Wood-lord'. In Germanic literature, it has been the name of Wayland Smith.