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Wilcome Cotton I

This article is about the son of Holman Cotton. For the son of Tolman Cotton, see Wilcome Cotton II.
Wilcome Cotton
Biographical Information
Other names"Will"
BirthS.R. 1346
ParentageHolman Cotton
Physical Description

Wilcome "Will" Cotton was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Will was the youngest son of Holman Cotton. His brother Tom named his third child, Wilcome, after him.[1]

[edit] Etymology

From Old English willa "pleasure" + cuma "guest"; Wilcuma is a welcome guest.[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"