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Rowlie Appledore

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

[edit] History

Rowlie was killed 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".


  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