Tolkien Gateway

Hamfast of Gamwich

Revision as of 14:30, 29 November 2010 by Ederchil (Talk | contribs)

Hamfast of Gamwich was the oldest recorded forefather of Sam Gamgee. He was the father of Wiseman Gamwich.

Etymology

The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home".[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"