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The eleventh child, and youngest daughter, of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]].
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| siblings=[[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]], [[Frodo Gardner|Frodo]], [[Rose Gardner|Rose]], [[Merry Gardner|Merry]], [[Pippin Gardner|Pippin]], [[Goldilocks Gardner|Goldilocks]], [[Hamfast Gardner|Hamfast]], [[Daisy Gardner|Daisy]], [[Primrose Gardner|Primrose]], [[Bilbo Gardner|Bilbo]], [[Robin Gardner|Robin]] and [[Tolman Gardner|Tolman]]
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'''Ruby Gardner''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Ruby was the eleventh child of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Ruby follows the custom of noble [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] women to be named after jewels, like [[Ruby Bolger]]. The jewel ruby derives from Latin ''rubeus'' "reddish".
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Ruby follows the custom of noble [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] women to be named after jewels, e.g. [[Ruby Bolger]]. The jewel [[wikipedia:ruby|ruby]] derives from Latin ''rubeus'' "reddish".<ref>[[Jim Allan]], ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
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Ruby is the first of the [[Gamgee family]] to take such a name, but her father was already a [[Mayor of the Shire]].
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Revision as of 13:39, 14 April 2013

Ruby Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1438
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
SiblingsElanor, Frodo, Rose, Merry, Pippin, Goldilocks, Hamfast, Daisy, Primrose, Bilbo, Robin and Tolman
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Ruby Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Ruby was the eleventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton.[1]

Etymology

Ruby follows the custom of noble Hobbit women to be named after jewels, e.g. Ruby Bolger. The jewel ruby derives from Latin rubeus "reddish".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan, An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"