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Frumgar

Frumgar
Rohir
Biographical Information
TitlesLord of the Éothéod
LocationNorth-west Rhovanion
LanguageRohirric
Rulefl. T.A. 1977
Family
ChildrenFram
Physical Description
GenderMale

Frumgar was the fourth Lord of the Éothéod and the grandson of Forthwini. His father's name was never recorded.

During his youth the Éothéod lived in the Vales of Anduin, near Mirkwood Forest. It was a dangerous area, beleaguered by the creatures of the Necromancer at Dol Guldur. However, in T.A. 1975 the evil Kingdom of Angmar was destroyed, freeing up land to the north. In T.A. 1977 Frumgar led the Éothéod to the vale between the rivers Greylin and Langwell,[1] where they built a city later known as Framsburg after his son, Fram.

[edit] Genealogy

Marhwini
fl. 1856 - 1899
 
 
 
 
Forthwini
fl. 1944
 
 
 
 
FRUMGAR
fl. 1977
 
 
 
 
Fram
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Léod
2459 - 2501


[edit] Etymology

The Old English word frum means "beginning". Frumgar can be interpreted as "chieftain".

Frumgar
Unknown
eventually Forthwini
4th Lord of the Éothéod
circa T.A. 1977
Followed by:
Fram

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"