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Déorwine from The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
PositionChief of the King's Riders
DeathMarch 15, T.A. 3019
Battle of the Pelennor Fields
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Déorwine
Déorwine was the Chief of the King's Riders during the War of the Ring.


[edit] History

An outstanding warrior, Déorwine and six of his knights were slain at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Déorwine probably means "brave-friend" in Old English, consisting of dēor ("brave, bold (as a wild beast)" + wine ("friend").[2]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2012: The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan:

Déorwine can be encountered in Edoras, but currently plays no role in the storyline.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 571