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Gorbadoc Brandybuck

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Gorbadoc Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesBroadbelt
LocationBrandy Hall, Buckland
BirthS.R. 1260
DeathS.R. 1363
Family
ParentageMarmadoc Brandybuck
Adaldrida Bolger
Physical Description
GenderMale

Gorbadoc "Broadbelt" Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Gorbadoc was the son of Marmadoc Brandybuck and after his father's death in S.R. 1310, he became Master of Buckland.

He married Mirabella Took, and had in all seven children: Rorimac, Amaranth, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel, Dinodas and Primula.[1]

Etymology

His name 'Broadbelt' derives from his generous table and waistline.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 171