Eorl the Young, King of Rohan, slain in the Attack on Rohan by Easterlings
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
An event in the Attack on Rohan by Easterlings: see that entry for further information:
The Rohirrim at once began the settlement of this region [Rohan], though during the reign of Eorl their eastern bounds along the Emyn Muil and Anduin were still under attack.
Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 5, The Battles of the Fords of Isen: Appendix
1. Eorl the Young. He was so named because he succeeded his father in youth and remained yellow-haired and ruddy to the end of his days. These were shortened by a renewed attack of the Easterlings. Eorl fell in battle in the Wold, and the first mound was raised. Felaróf was laid there also.
2. Brego. He drove the enemy out of the Wold, and Rohan was not attacked again for many years. ...
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The House of Eorl
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