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Barney Butterbur
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People
Time Period
Third Age about 2940
Gender
Male
Parents
Unknown
Siblings
Unknown
Spouse
Children
Barliman Butterbur (N) (N) = non-canon


Barney Butterbur was a man of Bree and owner of it's well known Inn, the Prancing Pony, which had been the property of his family for generations. He was the husband of Betsy Butterbur and the father of Barliman Butterbur.

Notes

  • The Name Barney possibly is a reference to Barnabas Butterbur, an early name of Barleyman Butterbur, which was shortened to Barney in Tolkien's early drafts for the Fellowship of the Ring.

References

  • The Hobbit Movie Trilogy
Boromir: "Is it not a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt for so small a thing? So small a thing!"
- J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring II:10
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