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Théodwyn

Elawen Altariel - Théodwyn of Rohan.jpg
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
GalleryImages of Théodwyn

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

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[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] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Fengel
2870 - 2953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eofor
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
two daughters
unknown
 
Thengel
2905 - 2980
 
Morwen Steelsheen
b. 2922
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elfhild
d. 2978
 
Théoden
2948 - 3019
 
three daughters
unknown
 
THÉODWYN
2963 - 3002
 
Éomund
d. 3002
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Théodred
2978 - 3019
 
Lothíriel
b. 2999
 
Éomer
2991 - Fo.A. 63
 
Éowyn
b. 2995
 
Faramir
2983 - Fo.A. 82
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elfwine
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
Elboron
unknown
 
 


[edit] References

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