From Tolkien Gateway
Portrayal in adaptations[edit | edit source]
- The family is mentioned by Barliman Butterbur, who tells the player that the Prancing Pony has been in possession of the Butterbur family for many generations.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
- The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Prologue
- J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, pp. 754-5