Folcwine becomes King of Rohan
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
13. Folca. ...
When he became king the Rohirrim had recovered their strength. He reconquered the west-march (between Adorn and Isen) that Dunlendings had occupied. Rohan had received great help from Gondor in the evil days. When, therefore, he heard that the Haradrim were assailing Gondor with great strength, he sent many men to the help of the Steward. He wished to lead them himself, but was dissuaded, and his twin sons Folcred and Fastred (born 2858) went in his stead. They fell side by side in battle in Ithilien (2885). Túrin II of Gondor sent to Folcwine a rich weregild of gold.
15. Fengel. He was the third son and fourth child of Folcwine. ...
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The House of Eorl
Elena Tiriel 20Aug04