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Born IV 4 (1425 by the Shire-reckoning)
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Brought up at Bag End in Hobbiton
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Rose is from the flower1

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Rose Gamgee

Sam Gamgee’s second daughter

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Daughter of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton; presumably named after her mother.


Notes

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'Rose' was a traditional name in the Cotton family; it was name of Rose Gamgee's mother Rose Cotton, and also of her great-great-grandmother, a daughter of Holman the greenhanded, whose name is recorded simply as 'Rose'.

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