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Mrs. Lily Cotton (née Lily Brown)

Sam Gamgee’s mother-in-law

The wife of Tolman Cotton of Bywater, and mother to Rose Cotton, who would marry Samwise Gamgee after the War of the Ring. She makes a very brief appearance in the text of The Lord of the Rings, where she is referred to simply as 'Mrs. Cotton'.

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