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Cottar

Cottar
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1220
Family
FamilyCotton
ChildrenCotman and Carl
Physical Description
GenderMale

Cottar was the progenitor of the Cotton Family.

[edit] History

Cottar was born in S.R. 1220, and had two sons: Cotman and Carl. Cotman married Rose, the daughter of Holman the greenhanded.[1]

[edit] Etymology

In Middle English cottar means "cotter, cottager" (Old English cot "cottage").[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"