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Dates
Eorl was born in III 2485; the last of his direct line, Helm Hammerhand, died in III 2759, but Eorl's descendants continued to rule Rohan into the Fourth Age
Origins
The descendants of Eorl son of Léod, Lord of the Éothéod and later first King of Rohan
Race
Division
Culture
Originally of the Men of the Éothéod, and then the Rohirrim
Settlements
Originally of Framsburg in the Éothéod, but later settled in Rohan
Pronunciation
Eorl is pronounced as English 'earl'
Meaning
Eorl means 'nobleman'
Other names
The line of the Kings descended from Eorl was divided into three lines: the First Line, the Second Line and the Third Line

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House of Eorl

The house of the Lords of Rohan

Encyclopedia of Arda Timeline
Years of the Trees First Age Second Age Third Age Fourth Age and Beyond
Eorl
the Young

Brego
Baldor
Aldor
Eofor
Kings of
Rohan

Lords of
Aldburg
Théoden
Éomund
Théodred
Éomer
Éowyn
Further
Kings of
Rohan

The main branches of the House of Eorl, showing the lines of descent of Théoden, Éomer and Éowyn, and the continuation of the line of Kings after the War of the Ring.

The house of the descendants of Eorl the Young, including all eighteen of the recorded Kings of Rohan (excluding Eorl himself).


See also...

Lord of Rohan

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