The Lily and the Rose is my family legend. The attempt to steal it and hand it over to Tom Snyder and Pierrot, will never be forgiven. I forgave Heather becuse Yom Kippur was coming. There are consequences. Seer John https://rosamondpress.com/2013/07/08/the-dramatic-language-of-flowers/
The name Rosamond is als0 spelled Hrosmund that onomastists say means “horse Protection”. I have my doubts. Tolkien was a Beowulf scholar and names Frodo’s aunt, Rosamond. Rosamond is a woman’s name that rises from the depth of our past, and is applical to the lost power of women with the advent of Christian men who demonized rulers of the Norse who were not members of the Judaic pantheon. Or, were they?
Hrethric, Hrothmund, and Freawaru are the children of King Hrothgar and Queen Wealhtheow of the Spear-Danes. Hrethric and Hrothmund are young princes and neither of them is yet ready to succeed their father as king, which makes their mother worry that Beowulf might try to usurp…
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