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Amaranth Brandybuck

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Amaranth Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1398
Family
ParentageGorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Amaranth Brandybuck was a hobbit of the Shire.

History

Amaranth was the second child of Gorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took.[1]

Etymology

"Amaranth" is a poetic name for a flower that does not fade, derived from Greek αμάραντος; it is also the name of a plant with purple or crimson flowers.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"