Fastred of Greenholm

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The name Fastred refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Fastred (disambiguation).
Fastred of Greenholm
Hobbit
Biographical Information
PositionWarden of Westmarch
LocationGreenholm, Westmarch
Undertowers
Family
FamilyFairbairn
SpouseElanor Gardner
ChildrenElfstan and Fíriel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fastred of Greenholm was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit]

Fastred married Elanor Gardner in Fo.A. 30 on the Far Downs. Together they had a son, Elfstan,[1] and a daughter Fíriel.[2]

He was made Warden of Westmarch in S.R. 1462 by Thain Peregrin Took, and he relocated to the Undertowers with his family.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Fastred in Old English means "fast-rede, firm-counsel".[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface", note 2
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"