Kings of Rohan
The son of Léod of the Éothéod, and founder of Rohan. When Gondor was assailed beyond hope, they sent north to Eorl for aid, and he came south in force to rout the enemies of the South-kingdom. As reward, Steward Cirion granted him and his people the land of Calenardhon to dwell in.
The connection with the English word earl is no coincidence: in fact, Old English eorl, used to describe a nobleman, is the ultimate origin of the modern English word.
Aldburg, Balchoth, Baldor, Barrowfield, Battle of the Field of Celebrant, Borondir, Brego, Calenardhon, Chronicle of Cirion and Eorl, Dark Plague, Déor, Eofor, Éoherë, Éomund, Eorlingas, [See the full list...]
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