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Cottar

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Cottar
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1220
Family
FamilyCotton
ChildrenCotman and Carl
Physical Description
GenderMale

Cottar was the progenitor of the Cotton Family.

History

Cottar was born in S.R. 1220, and had two sons: Cotman and Carl. Cotman married Rose, the daughter of Holman the greenhanded.[1]

Etymology

In Middle English cottar means "cotter, cottager" (Old English cot "cottage").[2]

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"