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Cotman

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The son of [[Cottar]], and an ancestor of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] of [[Bywater]]. Cotman was apparently not a wealthy hobbit - his name means 'cottage dweller', meaning that he lived in a particularly small [[hobbit-hole]]. He married [[Rose]], the daughter of [[Holman]] the greenhanded, and their son (also called [[Holman]]) was the first hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.
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The son of [[Cottar]], and an ancestor of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] of [[Bywater]]. Cotman was apparently not a wealthy [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] - his name means 'cottage dweller', meaning that he lived in a particularly small [[Hobbit-holes|Hobbit-hole]]. He married [[Rose]], the daughter of [[Holman the greenhanded]], and their son (also called [[Holman Cotton|Holman]]) was the first Hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.

Revision as of 21:25, 11 February 2006

The son of Cottar, and an ancestor of the Cottons of Bywater. Cotman was apparently not a wealthy Hobbit - his name means 'cottage dweller', meaning that he lived in a particularly small Hobbit-hole. He married Rose, the daughter of Holman the greenhanded, and their son (also called Holman) was the first Hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.