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Aldburg (Old Fortress)
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Place in Arda
Summary Seat of the Eorl the Young
later, Seat of the Third Marshal of the Mark
Built by Eorl the Young
Realm Rohan
Capital {{{place_capital}}}
Lord Eorl the Young
later, the Third Marshal of the Mark
Type Fortified City
Lifespan Unknown

Aldburg (OE. 'Old Fortress') was one of the oldest settlements of Middle-earth, in Rohan. It was recorded to have been built by Eorl in the region known as the Folde, some miles to the southeast of Edoras. Though he and his family moved to Edoras early in Rohan's history, Aldburg remained a seat of noblemen.

At the time of the War of the Ring, it was the home of King Théoden's nephew Éomer, who was Third Marshal of the Mark, and heir of the Kingship of Rohan himself.

In the Lord of the Rings book-series, Aldburg is never referenced to, and doesn't appear on the maps.

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