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Julian Tolkien

Julian Tolkien, son of Hilary Tolkien, is the nephew of J.R.R. Tolkien. He and his wife Glynis has three sons: Timothy, Nicholas and Stephen.

Julian Tolkien has recalled that his uncle John Ronald was a "witty raconteur" and that he "saw the fun in things and had strong Christian principles".[1]


  1. Sandra Carter, "Related to Tolkien" (dated 14 December 2001) at (accessed 25 October 2012)