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'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded the [[Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].
 
'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded the [[Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].
 
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==Etymology==
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[[Old English]] ''blanca'' means "horse".
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==Inspiration==
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The two brothers are perhaps based on [[Wikipedia:Hengest|Hengest]] and [[Wikipedia:Horsa|Horsa]], who brought the Saxons to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk</ref>.
 
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Revision as of 12:23, 5 January 2009

Blanco
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Physical Description
GenderMale

Blanco was one of the two Bree-hobbits who founded the Shire in Third Age 1601. The other was his brother, Marcho.

Etymology

Old English blanca means "horse".

Inspiration

The two brothers are perhaps based on Hengest and Horsa, who brought the Saxons to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.[1].


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