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'''Harding of the Hill''' (born {{SR|1501}}) was the son of [[Holfast Gardner]], and the great-grandson of master [[Samwise Gamgee]]. He, and the other Gardners of the Hill, lived in [[Bag End]] after Samwise left [[The Shire]] in {{SR|1482}}.
 
'''Harding of the Hill''' (born {{SR|1501}}) was the son of [[Holfast Gardner]], and the great-grandson of master [[Samwise Gamgee]]. He, and the other Gardners of the Hill, lived in [[Bag End]] after Samwise left [[The Shire]] in {{SR|1482}}.
  
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[[Old English]] ''hearding'' means "hard one, strong one".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names</ref>
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"The wise will stay here and hope to rebuild our town..." — Master of Lake-town
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This article is about the grandson of Samwise Gamgee. For the Rider of Rohan, see Harding of Rohan.

Harding of the Hill (born S.R. 1501) was the son of Holfast Gardner, and the great-grandson of master Samwise Gamgee. He, and the other Gardners of the Hill, lived in Bag End after Samwise left The Shire in S.R. 1482.

Etymology

Old English hearding means "hard one, strong one".[1]

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names