|Author:||Miranda (Authenticated as Randee15)|
|Date:||February 18, 2006 at 1:53:36 PM|
|Reply to:||Freawaru by Elfstone|
Hm, I'm going to say it's was a combo of Old English freo/frið "freeborn" and Germanic war "guard". (Such language meldings were rather uncommon, but certainly not unheard of.)
I'm not entirely certain of these elements, but I think the above's a good educated guess.
Incidentally, Hrothgar's just a form of Roger.
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