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Déor (father of Ælfwine)

This article is about the father of Ælfwine. For the seventh King of Rohan, see Déor.
Déor
Man
Biographical Information
LocationEngland
DeathKilled by Orm
Family
SpouseÉadgifu
ChildrenÆlfwine
Physical Description
GenderMale

Déor was a Man living in the early medieval period of English history, and was the father of Ælfwine. He was killed by a sea-captain of the Forodwaith (Vikings) named Orm.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

DÉOR
 
Éadgifu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ælfwine
 
 
 


[edit] Etymology

Deor means "wild animal", or "brave and bold as a wild animal" in Old English.

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In other drafts, Ælfwine's father became Éadwine.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "VI. The History of Eriol or Ælfwine and the End of the Tales": "Ælfwine of England", p. 313