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King of Rohan

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The King of the Mark, more commonly known to outsiders as the King of Rohan, was the hereditary title of the monarchs of the realm of Rohan, descendants of the Northmen.


All of the Kings were of the same dynasty, the House of Eorl, divided into separate Lines when a king was not succeeded by his direct male descendant (in both cases the sister-son of the king ascended the throne).

First Line

1. Eorl the Young, son of Léod T.A. 25102545
2. Brego T.A. 25452570
3. Aldor the Old T.A. 25702645
4. Fréa T.A. 26452659
5. Fréawine T.A. 26592680
6. Goldwine T.A. 26802699
7. Déor T.A. 26992718
8. Gram T.A. 27182741
9. Helm Hammerhand T.A. 27412759
Helm's two sons were killed by the Dunlendings during the Long Winter.
His sister-son, Fréaláf Hildeson, became the first king of the second line.

Second Line

10. Fréaláf Hildeson T.A. 27592798
11. Brytta Léofa T.A. 27982842
12. Walda T.A. 28422851
13. Folca the Hunter T.A. 28512864
14. Folcwine T.A. 28642903
15. Fengel T.A. 29032953
16. Thengel T.A. 29532980
17. Théoden Ednew T.A. 29803019
Théoden's only son, Théodred, was slain at First Battle of the Fords of Isen.
His sister-son, Éomer, became the first King of the third line.

Third Line

18. Éomer Éadig T.A. 3019Fo.A. 63
19. Elfwine the Fair Fo.A. 63unknown

See also