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TCG Letter #220 / Carpenter Letter #95
18 January 1945
Tolkien enthused about reading Stenton's Anglo-Saxon England. Tolkien hoped his son could one day delve into the story of the origins of their peculiar people. Indeed of them in particular; barring the "Tolkien" (now a thin strand) he said that Christopher was a Mercian or Hwiccian on both sides.