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Horsemaster

A title given to Théoden

"For I need you not, nor your little band of gallopers, as swift to fly as to advance, Théoden Horsemaster."
Words of Saruman
from The Two Towers III 10
The Voice of Saruman

A title given by Saruman to Théoden, after the Wizard's defeat and confinement to his tower of Orthanc. In itself, it could be taken as respectful, and might conceivably be seen as a style of royal address. In context, however, it appeared as part of a mocking tirade against the King, and was certainly not meant in any kind of respectful tone. Given that the title is never seen elsewhere, it seems that it was invented by Saruman in the moment, rather than being a general form of address for the Lord of the Mark.


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