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Settled at Undertowers on the Tower Hills
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fa'stred
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Fastred is Old English for 'firm counsel'
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Fastred of Greenholm

Son-in-law to Sam Gamgee

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Fastred of
Greenholm

Elanor
Gamgee

Elfstan
Fairbairn

Fíriel
At least one
other daughter
Wardens of
Westmarch

Wardens of Westmarch

The husband of Elanor, the daughter of Samwise Gamgee. He was made Warden of Westmarch, and removed to that region.


Notes

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We don't know when Fastred was born, but if he was contemporary with his wife Elanor (whom he married in IV 30), then he would have been born in the closing years of the Third Age.

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