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Ilberic Brandybuck

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Ilberic Brandybuck
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1391
ParentageSeredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle
SiblingsDoderic and Celandine
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Ilberic Brandybuck

Ilberic Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Ilberic was the second son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle, born in S.R. 1391. In S.R. 1401 little Ilberic attended Bilbo's Farewell Party with his family.[1]

[edit] 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 Richard Wagner's Ring cycle.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Jim Allan (1978), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"