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Berylla Boffin

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Berylla is named after [[wikipedia:beryl|beryl]], a type of mineral which includes emerald and aquamarine.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
Berylla is named after [[wikipedia:beryl|beryl]], a type of mineral which includes emerald and aquamarine.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
  
Perhaps it's not unintentional that a Hobbit woman with a jewel-name married into the Baggins family, recently made rich by Bilbo's travels. Both Berylla's marriage and name suggest that the Boffins were of a higher class.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', pointed out in p. 198</ref>
 
 
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Berylla Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesBerylla Boffin
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1172
Family
ParentageBuffo Boffin &
Ivy Goodenough
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Berylla Baggins, née Boffin, was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Berylla married Balbo Baggins. They had five children:Mungo, Pansy, Ponto, Largo, and Lily.[1]

Etymology

Berylla is named after beryl, a type of mineral which includes emerald and aquamarine.[2]

References

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