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Ilberic Brandybuck

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Ilberic Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1391
Family
FamilyBrandybuck
ParentageSeredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle
SiblingsDoderic and Celandine
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ilberic Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Ilberic was the son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle, born in S.R. 1391. He attended Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]

Etymology

As a Brandybuck name, it is Celtic-sounding but it seems to be Germanic. it contains alb "Elf" and ric "rule"[2]. Alberic is a dwarf who appears in Wagner's Ring cycle.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Jim Allan, An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"