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Théodwyn

Théodwyn
Rohir
Biographical Information
LocationRohan
BirthT.A. 2963
DeathT.A. 3002 (aged 39)
Family
HouseHouse of Eorld
ParentageThengel and Morwen
SiblingsThéoden, three unnamed sisters
SpouseÉomund
ChildrenÉomer and Éowyn
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Théodwyn (T.A. 2963-3002) was the mother of Éomer and Éowyn.

[edit] History

Théodwyn was a noble woman of Rohan, the sister of Théoden, and the daughter of Thengel and Morwen Steelsheen. She was married to Éomund of Eastfold in T.A. 2989. Her son Éomer was born in 2991, and her daughter Éowyn in 2995.

Éomund was slain in 3002. Not long after that Théodwyn died of illness. Théoden raised her two children after her death.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Théodwyn is Old English for "joy of the people".

[edit] References

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