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Dates
Came into existence as the Rohirrim with the foundation of Rohan in III 2510, though the association of this people with the breeding of horses dated back to the time of the Éothéod (settled after III 1856) and even earlier
Location
Origins
Founded by Eorl the Young
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Eorl
Settlements
Rohan was ruled from Edoras, with other important settlements and fortifications including Aldburg, Dunharrow and Helm's Deep
Meaning
Derived from this culture's long association with the breeding and riding of horses
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Horsebreeders

Uglúk's name for the Rohirrim

A name for the Rohirrim among Orcs, or at least those in the service of Saruman. Uglúk used the term in scorn as he travelled across Rohan, but it was nonetheless quite true.


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