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Wilcome Cotton I

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'''Wilcome "Will" Cotton''' was a Hobbit of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Wilcome "Will" Cotton''' was a Hobbit of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Will was the youngest son of [[Holman Cotton]]. His brother [[Tolman Cotton Senior|Tom]] named his third child, [[Wilcome II Cotton|Wilcome]], after him.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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Will was the youngest son of [[Holman Cotton]]. His brother [[Tolman Cotton Senior|Tom]] named his third child, [[Wilcome Cotton II|Wilcome]], after him.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Latest revision as of 14:51, 29 December 2013

This article is about the son of Holman Cotton. For the son of Tolman Cotton, see Wilcome Cotton II.
Wilcome Cotton
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other names"Will"
LocationBywater
BirthS.R. 1346
Family
FamilyCotton
ParentageHolman Cotton
SiblingsTolman
Physical Description
GenderMale

Wilcome "Will" Cotton was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Will was the youngest son of Holman Cotton. His brother Tom named his third child, Wilcome, after him.[1]

[edit] Etymology

From Old English willa "pleasure" + cuma "guest"; Wilcuma is a welcome guest.[2]

[edit] References

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