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Riders Of Rohan

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RIDERS OF ROHAN (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Lord of the Rings Collection

1- 8 1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s. 2s end facing out
9-16 Reels of 3 across: 1M+2s and 1L+3s. To start 1s cross down, 2s dance up sides, 3s pass RSh then 1M passes 2L LSh, 1L passes 3L LSh. 1s end passing RSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance diagonal reels of 4 with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners again
33-40 1s dance 6 bar reels of 3 on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corners) and 1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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In The Lord Of The Rings, the fantasy novel by the English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien, the Riders Of Rohan serve as cavalry to the army of Gondor, fighting against Mordor.

Flag of Rohan
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