Related Terms: Riddermark, Mark of the Riders, Rohirrim, Rohan, Marshal of the Mark, West-mark, Kings Lands
The name used only for military organization of the East of Rohan. The East-mark included all of the lands east of the Entwash and the Snowbourn rivers. Here a Marshal of the Mark was the chief military commander and he typically made his home at Aldburg in the Folde. For a time during the War of the Ring, the East-mark was charged to the Third Marshal of the Mark, Éomer son of Éomund.
Encyclopedia entry originally written by Nienna-of-the-Valar