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Éomer of Rohan born

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Year: 2991


Éomer, son of Théodwyn and Éomund of Eastfold, nephew of Théoden, King of Rohan, is born:
Éomer Éomund's son born in Rohan.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

In 2989 Théodwyn married Éomund of Eastfold, the chief Marshal of the Mark. Her son Éomer was born in 2991, and her daughter Éowyn in 2995. At that time Sauron had arisen again, and the shadow of Mordor reached out to Rohan.... [Éomund] was slain in 3002....

Not long after Théodwyn took sick and died to the great grief of the king. Her children he took into his house, calling them son and daughter.... Éomer and Éowyn grew up at Edoras and saw the dark shadow fall on the halls of Théoden.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The House of Eorl

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