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Tréowine

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Tréowine
Man
Biographical Information
LocationEngland
LanguageOld English
Birthafter 869 AD[1][note 1]
England
Family
ParentageCéolwulf
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tréowine, son of Céolwulf, was a close friend of Ælfwine.

[edit] History

Around the year 915 AD, in autumn, the Danes attacked Porlock. They were at first driven off and Ælfwine's company managed to capture a Danish cnearr at night. At dawn Ælfwine told to his closest friend, Tréowine, he intended to sail off westward, perhaps to the country of the legendary king Sheaf. Tréowine agreed to accompany him at least as far as to Ireland. They got two other companions: Ceola of Somerset and Geraint of West Wales.

Many days after they passed Ireland the voyagers were exhausted. A "dreamlike death" seemed to come over them, and soon they passed out. The last that is known of the journey is that Tréowine saw the world plunge down under them, while sailing the Straight Road.[1]

Notes

  1. Tréowine was said to be younger than Ælfwine

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two"