Fairbairn Family

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   The hereditary Wardens of Westmarch.
   The family of the descendants of Samwise Gamgee, through his eldest daughter Elanor and her husband Fastred of Greenholm. Fastred became the first Warden of Westmarch, a title handed down to his son Elfstan Fairbairn and his descendants. The family seat was at Undertowers on the Tower Hills, so that the family are often referred to as the 'Fairbairns of the Towers'.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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