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Dates
The Marshals were established after the foundation of Rohan in III 2510; following the War of the Ring of III 3019, the Marshals were reorganised, and the rank of Third Marshal ceased to exist
Location
A military commander of the land of Rohan
Race
Division
Culture
Settlements
In the later Third Age, the Third Marshal was based at Aldburg in the Folde
Pronunciation
Riddermark is pronounced 'r'iddermark'
Meaning
A 'marshal' is a military leader of the highest possible rank; Riddermark means 'borderland of the Riders'
Title of
Numerous military commanders across Rohan's history, most notably Éomer at the time of the War of the Ring

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Third Marshal of the Riddermark

Marshal of the cavalry of Rohan

The third of the three Marshals who commanded the forces of Rohan. Like the Second Marshal, the Third Marshal had no fixed duties, and his role changed according to the needs of his King. At the time of the War of the Ring, the Third Marshal was none other than Éomer son of Éomund, whose base of operations was at Aldburg in the Folde.


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