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River-woman

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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil part 1 by Richard Svensson

The River-woman was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the Withywindle in the Old Forest. She was the mother of Goldberry, who was for this reason known as the "River-daughter". After Tom Bombadil had been pulled into the river by the swimming Goldberry she swam "back to her mother's house in the deepest hollow".[1]

Legendary Races of Arda
 Animals:  Dumbledors · Gorcrows · Hummerhorns · Pards · Swans of Gorbelgod · Turtle-fish
Dragon-kind:  Great glow-worms · Sea-serpents · Spark-dragons · Were-worms
Evil Races:  Giants · Gongs · Half-trolls · Hobgoblins · Ogres · Snow-trolls · Troll-men · Two-headed Trolls
Fairies:  Dryads · Mermaids · Sprites · Sylphs · White cow
Other:  Badger-folk · Great beasts · Lintips · Mewlips · Nameless Things · Spectres
Individuals:  The Hunter · Lonely Troll · Man in the Moon · The Rider · River-woman · Tarlang · Tim

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Adventures of Tom Bombadil"