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There are hints that he served in Rohan1 On the road to Helm's Deep while having dinner with Éowyn, she mentions something Théoden had told her: ÉOWYN (CONT’D) My uncle told me a strange thing. He said that you rode to war with Thengel, my grandfather. But he must be mistaken. ARAGORN King Théoden has a good memory. He was only a small child at the time. ...


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It's only hinted at, but I think yes. In addition to Edlothiad's answer, Aragorn tells Boromir he's seen Minas Tirith "long ago." Boromir: I will find no rest here. I heard her voice inside my head. She spoke of my father and the fall of Gondor. She said to me “Even now there is hope left.” But I cannot see it. It is long since we had any hope. My ...


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I think they did start to get frostbite. Frodo mentions that his toes had begun to feel warm when he falls asleep in the snowdrift. This confusion between heat and cold is a symptom of frostbite.


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Regarding "sea longing": As noted in another answer, the "sea longing" is actually a longing for Valinor, which simply put is "paradise". When elves first appeared in Middle-Earth, they were invited by Valar ("the gods") to come live with them in Valinor. Those elves who accepted and started the journey to Valinor are ...


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