Butterbur Family

 / Butterbur
   The family that kept the Prancing Pony.
   An old family of Bree, that had kept the inn there, the Prancing Pony, for years beyond reckoning. The innkeeper at the time of the War of the Ring was Barliman Butterbur.

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

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