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Old Noakes

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'''Old Noakes''' was a [[hobbits|Hobbit]] from [[Bywater]].  
 
'''Old Noakes''' was a [[hobbits|Hobbit]] from [[Bywater]].  
 
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==History==
 
==History==
Noakes was a regular at the [[Ivy Bush]], and a friend of [[Gaffer Gamgee|the Gaffer]]'s. He was present at his drink just before the [[Birthday Party]].<ref>{{FR|Party}}</ref>
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Noakes was a regular at the [[Ivy Bush]], and a friend of [[Gaffer Gamgee|the Gaffer]]'s. He was present at his drink just before [[Bilbo's Farewell Party]].<ref>{{FR|Party}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as ''atten oke'' "at the oak".<ref>{{HM|N}}, p. 761</ref>
 
Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as ''atten oke'' "at the oak".<ref>{{HM|N}}, p. 761</ref>
  
==Portrayal in Adaptations==
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|File:The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring - Old Noakes.jpg|Old Noakes in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]''
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|File:The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game - Old Noakes, Purveyor of Wisdoms.jpg|Old Noakes in ''[[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]''
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'''2001: {{Fotree}}:'''
 
'''2001: {{Fotree}}:'''
 
:Old Noakes is present at the Gaffer's conversation, though the setting is moved from the Ivy Bush to the Green Dragon. He is played by [[William Johnson]].
 
:Old Noakes is present at the Gaffer's conversation, though the setting is moved from the Ivy Bush to the Green Dragon. He is played by [[William Johnson]].
  
'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)]]'':'''
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'''2001-2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]'':'''
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: Contrary to the film, [[Decipher]] identifies a different Hobbit from Bilbo's Party as Old Noakes.
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'''2002: [[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|''The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'' (video game)]]:'''
 
:Old Noakes sits on a bench just beyond Bywater. [[Sancho Proudfoot]] stole his medicinal herbs; retrieving them is a side mission.
 
:Old Noakes sits on a bench just beyond Bywater. [[Sancho Proudfoot]] stole his medicinal herbs; retrieving them is a side mission.
  
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Latest revision as of 13:28, 17 July 2015

Old Noakes.png
Old Noakes
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBywater
Birthlate Third Age
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Old Noakes

Old Noakes was a Hobbit from Bywater.

[edit] History

Noakes was a regular at the Ivy Bush, and a friend of the Gaffer's. He was present at his drink just before Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as atten oke "at the oak".[2]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition)

Old Noakes is present at the Gaffer's conversation, though the setting is moved from the Ivy Bush to the Green Dragon. He is played by William Johnson.

2001-2007: The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game:

Contrary to the film, Decipher identifies a different Hobbit from Bilbo's Party as Old Noakes.

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game):

Old Noakes sits on a bench just beyond Bywater. Sancho Proudfoot stole his medicinal herbs; retrieving them is a side mission.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  2. 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. 761