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Dorothy Wood

Dorothy Grace Wood (née Mountain), called "Ding" by close relatives, was a cousin of J.R.R. Tolkien (her mother was Grace Mountain). As a child, J.R.R. Tolkien spent several holidays with his paternal aunt in Northumberland, and in later life he renewed the friendship with Dorothy.[1][2]

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  1. Sotheby's English Literature, History, Children's Books, Illustrations and Photographs 8 July 2004, p. 232
  2. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, p. 1009