Éomund (Captain of the Éothéod)

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Biographical Information
PositionChief Captain of the Host of Éothéod
LanguageRohanese and Westron
Birthbefore T.A. 2510
Physical Description

Éomund was the high ranking captain of the Éothéod.

History[edit | edit source]

In T.A. 2510, he rode with his lord Eorl the Young to the aid of the Gondorians in the Battle of the Field of Celebrant. After the victory there against the Balchoth, Éomund witnessed the Oath Eorl vowed to Cirion, the Steward of Gondor, and helped organise the newly founded Rohan.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The first element, eoh, is a frequently used Old English translation of genuine Rohanese logo-, "(war)horse". The second element means "protection, protector".