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Rowlie Appledore

Rowlie Appledore
Man
Biographical Information
LocationBree
DeathT.A. 3019
Bree
Physical Description
GenderMale
Rowlie Appledore was a man of Bree and member of the Appledore Family.

[edit] History

Rowlie was killed during the in early January, T.A. 3019, fighting Bill Ferny and Sharkey's ruffians.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Rowlie is diminutive of Rowland, from hrod "fame" + land.[2] Appledore is an old word for "apple tree".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Homeward Bound"
  2. An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of Names