The life of Helm's sister Hild is almost completely unknown. However, she is vitally important to the history of Rohan as being the mother of Fréaláf. Hild's brother, King Helm, had been lost in the Long Winter after the invasion of his land. In the following spring, it was Fréaláf who gained revenge by slaying Wulf, and leading the Rohirrim to the recovery of their land from the invading Dunlendings. It is not known whether Hild lived to see her son's triumph, but nevertheless, through Fréaláf, she played a part in the founding of Rohan's Second Line of Kings.
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