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Théoden Ednew

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Other Names: N/A

Location(s): Rohan, Gondor

Race/Species: Man

Type/Kind: Rohirrim

Title(s): Last King of Rohan of the Second Line

Dates: III 2948 - III 03.15.3019

Parents: Thengel and Morwen (of Lossarnach)

Siblings: Four sisters, Théodwyn (III 2963-3003) the youngest

Spouse: Elfhild

Children: Théodred

Description:
Upon it sat a man so bent with age that he seemed almost a dwarf; but his white hair was long and thick and fell in great braids from beneath a thin golden circlet set upon his brow. In the centre upon his forehead shone a single white diamond. His beard was laid like snow upon his knees; but his eyes still burned with a bright light, glinting as he gazed at the strangers."
"... bent though he was, he was still tall and must in youth have been high and proud indeed."
"Now tall and straight he stood, and his eyes were blue as he looked into the opening sky."
Book 3, Ch 6, The King of the Golden Hall, TTT, LOTR

"Fey he seemed, or the battle-fury of his fathers ran like new fire in his veins, and he was borne up on Snowmane like a god of old, even as Oromë the Great in the battle of the Valar when the world was young. His golden shield was uncovered, and lo! it shone like and image of the sun..."
Book 5, Ch 5, The Ride of the Rohirrim, RoTK, LOTR

Contributors:
Dim Genesis, 12.27.02; Lyllyn 1.1.03

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