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Folcred

Folcred
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthT.A. 2858[1]
DeathT.A. 2885
Crossings of Poros
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageFolcwine
SiblingsFastred, unnamed sister,[1][note 1] Fengel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Folcred, with Fastred, was one of the twin sons of Folcwine of Rohan.

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[edit] History

Upholding the Oath of Eorl, he rode to the aid of Gondor with his brother, and both were slain in battle of the Haradrim.[2] They were laid to rest where they fell, at the crossings of Poros. Their burial mound was called the Haudh in Gwanûr, the Mound of the Twins.[3]

[edit] Etymology

Folcred in Old English means "folk-rede, people-counsel".

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Folca
2804 - 2864
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Folcwine
2830 - 2903
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FOLCRED
2858 - 2885
 
Fastred
2858 - 2885
 
daughter
unknown
 
Fengel
2870 - 2953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
two daughters
unknown
 
Thengel
2905 - 2980
 
Morwen Steelsheen
b. 2922
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Théoden
2948 - 3019
 
three daughters
unknown
 
Théodwyn
2963 - 3002


Notes

  1. Under Fengel in Appendix A it states: "He was the third son and fourth child of Folcwine."

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"