The King of Rohan, also known as the King(s) of the Mark, was a title of nineteen recorded lords of the land of Rohan, from Eorl the Young who founded that land in the early 26th century of the Third Age to Elfwine, son of Éomer Éadig who fought in the War of the Ring. Sometimes the king was referred to as the Lord of the Mark.
This is a list of the Kings of Rohan. All dates are in the Third Age, except where noted All of the Kings were of the same dynasty, the House of Eorl, divided into separate Lines when a king was not succeeded by his direct male descendant (in both cases the nephew of the king ascended the throne).
|1.||Eorl the Young, son of Léod||2510 – 2545|
|2.||Brego||2545 – 2570|
|3.||Aldor the Old||2570 – 2645|
|4.||Fréa||2645 – 2659|
|5.||Fréawine||2659 – 2680|
|6.||Goldwine||2680 – 2699|
|7.||Déor||2699 – 2718|
|8.||Gram||2718 – 2741|
|9.||Helm Hammerhand||2741 – 2759|
|Helm's two sons were killed by the Dunlendings during the Long Winter.|
His sister-son (sister's son), Fréaláf Hildeson, became the first king of the second line.
|10.||Fréaláf Hildeson||2759 – 2798|
|11.||Brytta Léofa||2798 – 2842|
|12.||Walda||2842 – 2851|
|13.||Folca the Hunter||2851 – 2864|
|14.||Folcwine||2864 – 2903|
|15.||Fengel||2903 – 2953|
|16.||Thengel||2953 – 2980|
|17.||Théoden Ednew||2980 – 3019|
|Théoden's only son, Théodred, was slain at First Battle of the Fords of Isen.|
His sister-son, Éomer, became the first King of the third line.
|18.||Éomer Éadig||3019 – Fourth Age 63|
FO 63 – unknown
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, II: The House of Eorl
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, Book Three, Chapter VI: "The King of the Golden Hall"
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Six, Chapter VI: "Many Partings"