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==History==
}}'''Camellia Sackville''' was [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]'s aunt by marriage, marrying his uncle, [[Longo Baggins]].  
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Camellia was daughter of the head of the [[Sackville Family]]. She married [[Longo Baggins]], and had one son, [[Otho Sackville-Baggins|Otho]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref> The double surname [[Sackville-Baggins]] was bestowed on her son, after the death of Camellia's father, as he was the eldest grandson, and became the new head.<ref>{{L|214}}</ref>
  
Camellia and Longo founded the [[Sackville-Baggins Family|Sackville-Baggins]] family with their marriage, and they had one child together, [[Otho Sackville-Baggins|Otho]], Bilbo's cousin, who was born in {{SR|1310}}. Through her son she became the mother-in-law of [[Lobelia Sackville-Baggins]].
 
 
Little biographical information is known about Camellia, however possibly came from [[Michel Delving]]<ref>In the earlier drafts of the [[Baggins Family|Baggins]] genealogy. Whether this was meant to stand is unclear. </ref>
 
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[wikipedia:Camellia|Camellia]] is a group of Asian plants, named after George Joseph Kamel, who brought the first plant from Japan.
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[[wikipedia:Camellia|Camellia]] is a group of Asian plants.
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In early sketches of the Family Trees, Camellia was said to be from [[Michel Delving]].<ref>{{PM|Trees}}</ref>
  
It possibly suggests that this exotic plant still existed in [[Middle-earth]] in the [[Third Age]], like [[potatoes]] and [[Pipe-weed|tobacco]].
 
 
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Camellia Sackville
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesCamellia Baggins
BirthAround S.R. 1260
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Camellia Sackville was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Camellia was daughter of the head of the Sackville Family. She married Longo Baggins, and had one son, Otho.[1] The double surname Sackville-Baggins was bestowed on her son, after the death of Camellia's father, as he was the eldest grandson, and became the new head.[2]

Etymology

Camellia is a group of Asian plants.

Other versions of the Legendarium

In early sketches of the Family Trees, Camellia was said to be from Michel Delving.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 214, (undated, written late 1958 or early 1959)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Family Trees"