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Harding of the Hill

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This article is about the grandson of Samwise Gamgee. For the Rider of Rohan, see Harding (rider of Rohan).
Harding of the Hill
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBag End
BirthS.R. 1501
DeathS.R. 1606
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageHolfast Gardner
Physical Description
GenderMale

Harding of the Hill was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Harding was the head of the Gardner Family, and owner of Bag End, after his father, Holfast Gardner.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Old English hearding means "hard one, strong one".[2]

[edit] 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