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Holfast Gardner

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Holfast Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1462
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageFrodo Gardner
ChildrenHarding of the Hill
Physical Description
GenderMale

Holfast Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Holfast was the son of Frodo Gardner, and became the head of the Gardner Family. He was the father of Harding of the Hill.[1]

Etymology

Old English holfæst means "hole-firm" or "hole dweller".[2]

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"