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Letter to Mr Joukes

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Mr Joukes 28 August 1967 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to a Mr. S.E.O. Joukes (apparently a native of the Netherlands[1][2]), written on August 28, 1967.

Excerpt

"[Arwen] means in Elvish 'noble maiden', but ... it is also a word in Welsh meaning 'greatly blessed'"

References

  1. René van Rossenberg, Hobbits in Holland: Leven en werk van JRR Tolkien (1892-1973), p. 36
  2. User talk:Ederchil#Dutch name, as of 30 August 2010
  3. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p. 706