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Marigold Gamgee

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Youngest child of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Bell Gamgee|Bell Goodchild]]; a sister of [[Samwise Gamgee]] of the [[Company of the Ring]]. She married [[Tolman Cotton]].
 
Youngest child of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Bell Gamgee|Bell Goodchild]]; a sister of [[Samwise Gamgee]] of the [[Company of the Ring]]. She married [[Tolman Cotton]].
 
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==Inspiration==
[[Tolkien]] picked the name since it contains 'gold' and referring to a golden flower, suggesting the [[Fallohides|Fallohide]] strain in Sam's family—which, increased by the favor of [[Galadriel]], became notable in his children.
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[[Tolkien]] picked the name since it contains "gold" and referring to a golden flower, suggesting the [[Fallohides|Fallohide]] strain in Sam's family—which, increased by the favour of [[Galadriel]], became notable in his children.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
 
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Revision as of 12:31, 11 October 2010

Youngest child of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild; a sister of Samwise Gamgee of the Company of the Ring. She married Tolman Cotton.

Inspiration

Tolkien picked the name since it contains "gold" and referring to a golden flower, suggesting the Fallohide strain in Sam's family—which, increased by the favour of Galadriel, became notable in his children.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 760