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Roper Family

The Roper Family was a young family of Hobbits, an offshoot of the Gamgee Family.


[edit] History

Andwise Gamgee adopted the surname Roper in honour of the family trade, which was started two generations earlier.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

Hobson "Roper" Gamgee
Andwise Roper
Other children
Anson Roper

[edit] Portrayals in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

There are several Hobbits with the surname Roper in the game. Some of the more important ones are Lilabet Roper and Sheldon Roper.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"