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Dora Baggins

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Older sister of [[Frodo Baggins]]' father [[Drogo Baggins|Drogo]].
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'''Dora Baggins''' was the aunt of [[Frodo Baggins]].
  
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==History==
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Her parents were [[Fosco Baggins]] and [[Ruby Bolger]]. She had two younger brothers, [[Dudo Baggins]] and [[Drogo Baggins]], the father of Frodo.<ref name="Baggins">{{App|Baggins}}</ref>
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Dora enjoyed writting letters filled with advice to her relations, and in memory of this correspondence [[Bilbo Baggins]] gave her a waste-paper basket when he left [[the Shire]] in {{SR|1401}}.<ref>{{FR|Party}}</ref> She attended his [[Bilbo's Farewell Party|Farewell Party]] at the age of 99. Dora Baggins died five years later in {{SR|1406|n}}.<ref name="Baggins"/>
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==Etymology==
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The name ''Dora'' was meaningless in contemporary [[Hobbitish]] [[Westron]]. It represented an original name ''Doro'' or ''Dore''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref>
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[[fi:Dora Reppuli]]

Revision as of 18:12, 9 July 2012

Art by Liz Danforth
Dora Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1302
DeathS.R. 1406
Family
ParentageFosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Dora Baggins was the aunt of Frodo Baggins.

History

Her parents were Fosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger. She had two younger brothers, Dudo Baggins and Drogo Baggins, the father of Frodo.[1]

Dora enjoyed writting letters filled with advice to her relations, and in memory of this correspondence Bilbo Baggins gave her a waste-paper basket when he left the Shire in S.R. 1401.[2] She attended his Farewell Party at the age of 99. Dora Baggins died five years later in 1406.[1]

Etymology

The name Dora was meaningless in contemporary Hobbitish Westron. It represented an original name Doro or Dore.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"