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'''Fastred of Greenholm''' was the husband of [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]], the daughter of [[Samwise Gamgee]]. He was made [[Warden of Westmarch]], and relocated to that region.
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'''Fastred of [[Greenholm]]''' was a Hobbit of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Fastred married [[Elanor Gardner]] in {{FoA|31}}. Together they had a son, [[Elfstan Fairbairn|Elfstan]],<ref name="Later">{{App|Later}}</ref> and a daughter [[Fíriel Fairbairn|Fíriel]].<ref>{{AB|Preface}}, note 2</ref>
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He was made [[Warden of Westmarch]] in {{FoA|35}} by [[Thain]] [[Peregrin Took]], and he relocated to the [[Undertowers]] with his family.<ref name="Later"/>
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==Etymology==
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''Fastred'' in [[Old English]] means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Revision as of 13:45, 28 December 2010

The name Fastred refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Fastred (disambiguation).
Fastred of Greenholm
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreenholm, Westmarch
DeathFourth Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fastred of Greenholm was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Fastred married Elanor Gardner in Fo.A. 31. Together they had a son, Elfstan,[1] and a daughter Fíriel.[2]

He was made Warden of Westmarch in Fo.A. 35 by Thain Peregrin Took, and he relocated to the Undertowers with his family.[1]

Etymology

Fastred in Old English means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface", note 2
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"