Holman the greenhanded
|Holman the greenhanded|
|Other names||Holman of Hobbiton|
|Birth||S.R. 1210 |
|Children||Rowan, Halfred, Erling, Hending and Rose|
Holman the greenhanded was a famous gardener of the Shire.
History[edit | edit source]
Holman of Hobbiton had five children; Rowan, Halfred, Erling, Hending and Rose. He passed his skills and crafts on to his eldest son, Halfred, who formed the surname Greenhand out of his father's nickname.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
- 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, p. 760
- Jim Allan (1978), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"