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Drogo Baggins

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Drogo Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1308
DeathS.R. 1380
Family
ParentageFosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger
Physical Description
GenderMale

Drogo Baggins was a Hobbit of the Shire. He was the father of Frodo Baggins.

History

Drogo Baggins was the second child, and oldest son, of Fosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger, born in S.R. 1308. He married Primula Brandybuck, and had one child, Frodo.[1]

Drogo drowned in a boating accident with his wife Primula while Frodo was still young.[2]

Etymology

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

References

  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"