Lord of the Éothéod

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The Lord of the Éothéod[1][2][3] was the hereditary ruler of the Éothéod, the horsemen of the North. The Lords of the Éothéod were descended from the Kings of Rhovanion.[4] With the formation of Rohan in T.A. 2510, the title was abandoned in favor of "King of the Mark".[5][6]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", "(i) The Northmen and the Wainriders", first paragraph
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", "(ii) The Ride of Eorl", ninth paragraph
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", "(iii) Cirion and Eorl"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", first paragraph
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", fourth paragraph "Eorl became the first King of the Mark"
  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark" title "THE KINGS OF THE MARK"