Rosie Cotton is Farmer Cotton’s daughter and the hobbit Sam thinks of often when he looks forward to returning home. As the sister of Sam’s childhood friends, she’s known Sam a long time—long enough to tell him upon his return that he shouldn’t wait any longer to marry her. After the wedding, she and Sam move into Bag End to live with Frodo.
Rosie Cotton Character Timeline in The Return of the King
The timeline below shows where the character Rosie Cotton appears in The Return of the King. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 6, Chapter 8
Book 6, Chapter 9
...to improve after this, though in March he hides his illness again because Sam and Rosie’s first child arrives. Sam asks what to call her; Frodo suggests “Elanor,” after the flower... (full context)