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'''Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d'Ardenne''' ([[1899]]-[[1986]]; ''S.R.T.O.'' or sometimes ''S.T.R.O.'') was a Belgian medieval philologist who studied [[Middle English]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] during the 1930s, <ref>[[John Tolkien|Tolkien, John]] and [[Priscilla Tolkien|Tolkien, Priscilla]]: ''[[The Tolkien Family Album]]'', p. 68</ref> and became Professor of Comparative Grammar at the University of Liège in 1938.<ref>{{CG|RG}}, p. 202-4</ref>
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'''Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d'Ardenne''' ([[1899]]-[[1986]]; ''S.R.T.O.'' or sometimes ''S.T.R.O.'') was a Belgian medieval philologist who studied [[Middle English]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] during the 1930s,<ref>[[John Tolkien|Tolkien, John]] and [[Priscilla Tolkien|Tolkien, Priscilla]]: ''[[The Tolkien Family Album]]'', p. 68</ref> and became Professor of Comparative Grammar at the University of Liège in 1938.<ref>{{CG|RG}}, p. 202-4</ref>
  
 
D'Ardenne became a close friend of the Tolkien family, and J.R.R. visited her in Belgium in the 1950s.
 
D'Ardenne became a close friend of the Tolkien family, and J.R.R. visited her in Belgium in the 1950s.

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Simonne d'Ardenne
Biographical information
Born1899
Died1986
EducationOxford, University of Liège
OccupationAcademic, author
LocationBelgium

Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d'Ardenne (1899-1986; S.R.T.O. or sometimes S.T.R.O.) was a Belgian medieval philologist who studied Middle English with J.R.R. Tolkien during the 1930s,[1] and became Professor of Comparative Grammar at the University of Liège in 1938.[2]

D'Ardenne became a close friend of the Tolkien family, and J.R.R. visited her in Belgium in the 1950s.

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  1. Tolkien, John and Tolkien, Priscilla: The Tolkien Family Album, p. 68
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, p. 202-4