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Ilberic Brandybuck

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Ilberic Brandybuck was the son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle. He was born in T.A. 1371 and had two siblings; Doderic (older) and Celandine (younger). There are no records of a marriage or children.


As a Brandybuck name, it is Celtic-sounding but it seems to be Germanic. it contains alb "Elf" and ric "rule"[1].

Other versions

Not before the fourth draft of the Brandybuck genealogy was Ilberic added but with the name Alberic. In the final and published genealogy he was renamed to Ilberic.

Alberic is a dwarf who appears in Wagner's Ring cycle.


  1. An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"