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Hild

Hild
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
LanguageRohirric and Westron
BirthFl. T.A. early 28th century
Family
HouseHouse of Eorl
ParentageGram
ChildrenFréaláf
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Hild was a noble woman of Rohan.

[edit] History

Hild was the daughter of King Gram, and sister of Helm Hammerhand. Her son Fréaláf took the crown after the death of Helm and his two sons.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Hild is a poetic word in Old English for "battle".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"