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Folcwine

Folcwine
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Rohan
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2830
RuleT.A. 28642903
DeathT.A. 2903 (aged 73)
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageFolca
ChildrenFolcred, Fastred, unnamed daughter, Fengel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Folcwine (Third Age 28302903, aged 73 years) was the fourteenth King of Rohan

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[edit] History

Folcwine was the son of Folca "The Hunter", and great-grandfather of Théoden. Aided by Gondor, he drove out Dunlendings who occupied the area between Adorn and Isen and recoverd that area.

In T.A. 2885 he also fulfilled the Oath of Eorl and sent his twin eldest sons, Folcred and Fastred to aid Gondor in the war with Harad. However they were both killed, and Folcwine was succeeded by his youngest child, Fengel.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Folcwine means "folk-friend" in Old English.

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Walda
2780 - 2851
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Folca
2804 - 2864
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FOLCWINE
2830 - 2903
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Folcred
2858 - 2885
 
Fastred
2858 - 2885
 
daughter
unknown
 
Fengel
2870 - 2953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
two daughters
unknown
 
Thengel
2905 - 2980


[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
Folcwine
House of Eorl
Born: T.A. 2830 Died: T.A. 2903
Preceded by:
Folca
14th King of Rohan
T.A. 28642903
Followed by:
Fengel