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Marshal of the West-mark

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Marshal of the West-mark was a military rank of the Rohirrim, signifying the commander of the armies of western Rohan. The title was created by the new King Éomer after the War of the Ring, and the first Rider to hold it was the King's lieutenant, Erkenbrand.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Battles of the Fords of Isen", Appendix (i)
Ranks of the Rohirrim
First Marshal of the Riddermark · Second Marshal of the Riddermark · Third Marshal of the Riddermark · Marshal of the East-mark · Marshal of the West-mark · Underking