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fa'stred
Meaning
Old English for 'firm counsel'
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This Fastred is not to be confused with his later namesake among the Rohirrim, who fell in the Battle of the Pelennor (nor indeed for a third Fastred, Fastred of Greenholm, who was a Hobbit of the Shire).

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Fastred

Lost heir of Folcwine of Rohan

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Folcwine
Folcred
Fastred
(Sister)
Fengel

With Folcred, one of the twin sons of Folcwine of Rohan. Upholding the Oath of Eorl, he rode to the aid of Gondor with his brother, and was lost. The brothers were buried together in a mound at the Crossings of Poros known as the Haudh in Gwanûr.


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