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Doderic Brandybuck

Doderic Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1389
Family
FamilyBrandybuck
ParentageSeredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle
SiblingsIlberic and Celandine
Physical Description
GenderMale

Doderic Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Doderic was a son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle. He attended Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Since it belongs to a Brandybuck, the name is Celtic-sounding. However it is perhaps a form of Germanic Theuderic meaning "people reign".[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"