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Filibert Bolger

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'''Filibert Bolger''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of the [[Bolger Family|Bolger]] clan, whose marriage to [[Poppy Chubb-Baggins]] meant that she was the last of the [[Chubb-Baggins Family|Chubb-Bagginses]] to bear that family name. Filibert belonged to the same family as the better known [[Fredegar Bolger|Fredegar 'Fatty' Bolger]], but while these two were clearly related in some way, no detailed family record for the [[Bolger Family|Bolgers]] exists, at least in the canonical works. However, there are records in volume 12 of [[The History of Middle-earth]] suggesting that they were distant cousins, both descended through several generations from one [[Adalgar Bolger]].
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'''Filibert Bolger''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of the [[Bolger Family|Bolger]] clan, whose marriage to [[Poppy Chubb-Baggins]] meant that she was the last of the [[Chubb-Baggins Family|Chubb-Bagginses]] to bear that family name. Filibert belonged to the same family as the better known [[Fredegar Bolger|Fredegar 'Fatty' Bolger]], but while these two were clearly related. They were perhaps distant cousins, both descended through several generations from one [[Adalgar Bolger]]<ref>{{HM|PM}}</ref>.
 
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==Etymology==
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The name means "Fullbright" from ''fili'' and ''berht''<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Filibert Bolger
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Physical Description
GenderMale

Filibert Bolger was a Hobbit of the Bolger clan, whose marriage to Poppy Chubb-Baggins meant that she was the last of the Chubb-Bagginses to bear that family name. Filibert belonged to the same family as the better known Fredegar 'Fatty' Bolger, but while these two were clearly related. They were perhaps distant cousins, both descended through several generations from one Adalgar Bolger[1].

Etymology

The name means "Fullbright" from fili and berht[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth
  2. An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"