Wilcombe "Jolly" Cotton was a Hobbit of the Shire.

Biography Edit

Wilcombe was born in TA 2984 (SR 1384), the same year as his sister Rosie. He was the third child and second son of Tolman Cotton Sr. and Lily (née Brown) Cotton. Whether they are twins is unknown. He had two older siblings, Tolman Cotton Jr. and Rosie Gamgee (wife of Samwise Gamgee) and two younger brothers, Bowman (Nick) and Carl (Nibs).[1]

He and his brothers fought in the Battle of Bywater during the Scouring of the Shire.[2]

References Edit

  1. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Six, Chapter VIII: "The Scouring of the Shire"
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