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Bungo Baggins

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'''Bungo Baggins''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2846 - 2926, died aged 80) was the eldest child of [[Mungo Baggins]] and [[Laura Grubb]].  
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'''Bungo Baggins''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2846 - 2926, died aged 80) was a well-to-do [[Hobbits|Hobbit]], and the father of [[Bilbo Baggins]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Bungo, a well-to-do [[Hobbits|Hobbit]], married into the [[Took Family|Took]] clan when he wed [[Belladonna Took]], daughter of the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]], in [[Third Age 2880|1280]] by [[Shire Reckoning]]. Bungo and Belladonna had only one child together, the infamous [[Bilbo Baggins]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref>
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Bungo was the eldest child of [[Mungo Baggins]] and [[Laura Grubb]]. He [[Belladonna Took]], daughter of the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]], in {{SR|1280}}. Bungo and Belladonna had only one child together, the infamous [[Bilbo Baggins]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref>
  
 
Apart from fathering Bilbo, Bungo's other achievement is that he built and excavated the rather luxurious [[Bag End]] in the [[Hobbiton Hill|Hill]] in [[Hobbiton]].<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref>  
 
Apart from fathering Bilbo, Bungo's other achievement is that he built and excavated the rather luxurious [[Bag End]] in the [[Hobbiton Hill|Hill]] in [[Hobbiton]].<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref>  

Revision as of 15:54, 6 December 2010

Bungo Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1246
DeathS.R. 1326
Family
ParentageMungo Baggins + Laura Grubb
Physical Description
GenderMale

Bungo Baggins (T.A. 2846 - 2926, died aged 80) was a well-to-do Hobbit, and the father of Bilbo Baggins.

History

Bungo was the eldest child of Mungo Baggins and Laura Grubb. He Belladonna Took, daughter of the Old Took, in S.R. 1280. Bungo and Belladonna had only one child together, the infamous Bilbo Baggins.[1]

Apart from fathering Bilbo, Bungo's other achievement is that he built and excavated the rather luxurious Bag End in the Hill in Hobbiton.[2]

Etymology

The name Bungo was meaningless in contemporary Hobbitish Westron. It represented an original name Bunga.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "An Unexpected Party"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"