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Éadwine
Anglo-Saxon
Biographical Information
PositionMariner
LocationEngland
LanguageOld English
Birth9th century AD
presumably England
DeathFate unknown (set sail in about 878 AD but never returned)
Family
ParentageÓswine
SpouseUnnamed wife
ChildrenÆlfwine
Physical Description
GenderMale
SteedÉarendel (ship)

Éadwine was a Man living in the Anglo-Saxon England in the 9th century AD. He was the father of a famous seafarer Ælfwine, the first mortal to find the Straight Road in thousands of years since Eärendil. In about 878 AD he set sail in his ship Éarendel but was never seen again. His fate remains unknown.[1]

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[edit] Genealogy

Óswine
fl. 9th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
ÉADWINE
fl. 9th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ælfwine
b. c. 869 AD
 

[edit] Etymology

The name (Modern English: Edwin) contains the elements ead "bliss" (seen also in Éadig) and wine "friend".[2]

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In other drafts, the father of Ælfwine was Déor.

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two"
  2. "Edwin", Behind the Name (accessed 14 May 2021)