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'''Goldilocks Gardner''' (born {{SR|1431}}) was the third daughter of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]], so named because her fair hair was rare among the [[Shire-hobbits]]. She married [[Faramir Took I|Thain Faramir I]], son of [[Peregrin Took]].
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'''Goldilocks Gardner''' (born {{SR|1431}}) was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Goldilicks was the third daughter of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]], so named because her fair hair was rare among the [[Shire-hobbits]], but not among Sam's children.<ref name="RC"/> She married [[Faramir Took I|Thain Faramir I]], son of [[Peregrin Took]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Although the name refers to her hair, it is also in accordance to the Hobbit custom of giving flower-names to women. Goldilocks sometimes refers to buttercup or daisy flowers.{{fact}}
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Although the name refers to her hair, it is also in accordance to the Hobbit custom of giving flower-names to women. Goldilocks sometimes refers to buttercup or daisy flowers.<ref name="RC">{{HM|RC}}, p. 613</ref> An abandoned Sindarin name for her was ''Glorfinniel''.<ref>{{SD|Epilogue}}</ref>
  
Her [[Sindarin]] name was [[Glorfinniel]].
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Revision as of 20:40, 7 December 2010

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Goldilocks Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1431
Family
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Goldilocks Gardner (born S.R. 1431) was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Goldilicks was the third daughter of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton, so named because her fair hair was rare among the Shire-hobbits, but not among Sam's children.[1] She married Thain Faramir I, son of Peregrin Took.[2]

Etymology

Although the name refers to her hair, it is also in accordance to the Hobbit custom of giving flower-names to women. Goldilocks sometimes refers to buttercup or daisy flowers.[1] An abandoned Sindarin name for her was Glorfinniel.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 613
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue"