The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Dates
Éowyn was born III 2995, and received the wound that gave her this title on 15 March III 3019
Race
Culture
Family
Meaning
Derived from the wounded shield-arm Éowyn received as she defeated the Lord of the Nazgûl
Title of

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 29 March 2017
  • Updates planned: 1

Lady of the Shield-arm

A title of Éowyn of Rohan

Encyclopedia of Arda Timeline
Years of the Trees First Age Second Age Third Age Fourth Age and Beyond
Éomund
Théodwyn
Éomer
Éowyn
Lady of the Shield-arm
Faramir
Elboron?
Barahir

A title given to Éowyn after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. In that battle, her shield-arm was broken by the Lord of the Nazgûl, but with the help of Meriadoc Brandybuck, she nonetheless defeated her mighty foe.


For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Software Ltd.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 2001, 2016-2017. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.