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Riders of Théoden

The horsemen of the Rohirrim

"Arise, arise, Riders of Théoden!
Fell deeds awake: fire and slaughter!
"
From Théoden's call to arms
The Return of the King V 5
The Ride of the Rohirrim

The soldiers of King Théoden of Rohan. Called upon by their King in the War of the Ring, they followed him to Gondor and fought in the Battle of the Pelennor. 'Riders of Théoden' was a general name for the Rohirrim, intended to inspire them to action: it is not to be confused with the 'King's Riders', the Company that formed Théoden's personal guard.


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