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'''Folco Boffin''' (born {{SR|1378}}) was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Folco Boffin''' (born {{SR|1378}}) was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Folco was the son of [[Vigo Boffin]].<ref>{{App|Boffin}}</ref> He was a friend of [[Frodo Baggins]], and assisted in his move to [[Buckland]].<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref><ref>{{FR|I3}}</ref>
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Folco was the son of [[Vigo Boffin]]<ref>{{App|Boffin}}</ref> and probably one of the guests at [[Bilbo's Farewell Party]].<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, p. 148, entry "Folco Boffin"</ref>
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He was a friend of [[Frodo Baggins]], and assisted in his move to [[Buckland]].<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref><ref>{{FR|I3}}</ref>
  
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==

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Quinton Hoover - Folco Boffin.jpg
Folco Boffin
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1378
Family
FamilyBoffin
ParentageVigo Boffin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Folco Boffin (born S.R. 1378) was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Folco was the son of Vigo Boffin[1] and probably one of the guests at Bilbo's Farewell Party.[2]

He was a friend of Frodo Baggins, and assisted in his move to Buckland.[3][4]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

1995-8: Middle-earth Collectible Card Game:

Folco Boffin is a Scout, playable as a Character.

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game):

Folco lives at Number Seven, Water Road, in Hobbiton.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 148, entry "Folco Boffin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Three is Company"