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Nell Smithson

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Nell Smithson was the wife of Smith Smithson, the title character of the story Smith of Wootton Major. She was one of the twenty-four children at the Feast of Good Children when young Smith was present and ate the Fay-star. Nell had been disappointed to find no lucky trinket in her slice of the Great Cake served at the Feast, but Smith gave her the silver coin he had found.

Nell became Smith's wife and together they had two children, Nan and Ned. She and the children knew about the star on Smith's forehead because they sometimes saw it shining upon his brow.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

Rider
 
 
 
 
 
Nokes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
daughter
 
village smith
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smith Smithson
 
NELL SMITHSON
 
Sister
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ned Smithson
 
Nan Smithson
 
Tim of Townsend
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tom
 
 
 
 

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Smith of Wootton Major