40 Little-Known Facts About Aragorn from Lord of the Rings
He Served in the Armies of Gondor and Rohan
During his time wandering through Middle Earth, Aragorn served in both the Gondor and Rohan armies. That explains why he’s so familiar with their tactics. It’s also another piece of evidence to support the idea that Aragorn is fit to rule because of his experience living alongside his subjects.
Of course, when Aragorn served in these armies, he assumed a pseudonym so that his identity wouldn’t be discovered. His name in these armies was Thorongil, and he earned something of a reputation for his skill in battle. Aragorn was undoubtedly a great warrior, and he didn’t need his bloodline to convince others that was the case.