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'''Lobelia Sackville-Baggins, née [[Bracegirdle Family|Bracegirdle]]''' ({{TA|2918}} - {{TA|3020|n}}, died aged 102) was the second child, and only daughter, of [[Primrose Bracegirdle|Primrose Boffin]] and [[Blanco Bracegirdle]].  
'''Lobelia Sackville-Baggins, née [[Bracegirdle Family|Bracegirdle]]''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2918 - 3020, died aged 102) was the second child, and only daughter, of [[Primrose Bracegirdle|Primrose Boffin]] and [[Blanco Bracegirdle]].  
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==History==
 
==History==
Lobelia was a renowned character of [[the Shire]], she married [[Bilbo Baggins]]'s cousin [[Otho Sackville-Baggins]], and they had one child together, [[Lotho Sackville-Baggins|Lotho]], who was born in [[Shire Reckoning|S.R.]] 1364.<ref name="Bag"/>
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Lobelia was a renowned character of [[The Shire]], she married [[Bilbo Baggins]]'s cousin [[Otho Sackville-Baggins]], and they had one child together, [[Lotho Sackville-Baggins|Lotho]], who was born in {{SR|1364}}.<ref name="Bag">{{App|Baggins}}</ref>
  
Her envy of [[Bag End]] was well-known,<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Hobbit]]'', "[[The Return Journey]]"</ref> she could not wait to inherit it, and was furious when [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]] made [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] his heir. However, when Frodo left for [[Rivendell]] he sold Bag End to Lobelia, but unfortunately Otho had died by then.<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', "[[A Long-expected Party]]"</ref>  
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Her envy of [[Bag End]] was well-known,<ref name="Return">{{H|Return}}</ref> she could not wait to inherit it, and was furious when [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]] made [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] his heir. However, when Frodo left for [[Crickhollow]] he sold Bag End to Lobelia, but unfortunately Otho had died by then.<ref name="Party">{{FR|Part}}</ref>  
  
During [[The War of the Ring]], Lobelia was imprisoned in [[Lockholes]] for arguing with the [[Chief]]'s Men, and attacking one of them with an umbrella. When she came out, Lobelia was popular for the first time for bravely standing up to the [[Saruman]]'s [[Men]]. However, she was crushed to find out her son had died whilst she was in prison.
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During the [[War of the Ring]], Lobelia was imprisoned in [[Lockholes]] for arguing with the [[Chief Shirriff|Chief]]'s Men, and attacking one of them with an umbrella. When she came out, Lobelia was popular for the first time for bravely standing up to the [[Saruman]]'s [[Men]]. However, she was crushed to find out her son had died whilst she was in prison.
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After the War of the Ring, Lobelia returned to her home village of [[Hardbottle]] to live with the other [[Bracegirdle Family|Bracegirdle]]s, giving Bag End to Frodo. When she died, she gave her money to Frodo to be used to help [[hobbits]] left homeless by Saruman and her son.<ref name="Grey">{{RK|Havens}}</ref>
  
After the War of the Ring, Lobelia returned to her home village of [[Hardbottle]] to live with the other [[Bracegirdle Family|Bracegirdle]]s, giving Bag End to Frodo. When she died, she gave her money to Frodo to be used to help [[hobbits]] left homeless by Saruman and her son.<ref name="Grey">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', ''[[The Return of the King]]'', "[[The Grey Havens]]"</ref>
 
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Lobelia is a genus of the bellflower family. It derives from the name ''L'Obel'', a Flemish botanist.
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[[Wikipedia:Lobelia|Lobelia]] is a genus of the bellflower, named after [[Wikipedia:Matthias de L'Obel|Matthias de L'Obel]].<ref>[[Jim Allan]], ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names" p.195</ref>
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==Portrayal in Adaptations==
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'''2002: [[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|''The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'' (video game)]]:'''
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:Lobelia appears in Bywater. Frodo has to give her the Bag End Deed as one of the first missions. When Frodo approaches her she insists he first warn [[Robin Smallburrow]] of the wolves in the Shire by ringing the warning bell. Frodo does so, before presenting an exhilirated Lobelia with the Bag End Deed.
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She is voiced by [[Jennifer Hale]].
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Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesLobelia Bracegirdle, Mistress Lobelia
LocationHardbottle; Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1318
DeathS.R. 1420
Family
ParentageBlanco Bracegirdle & Primrose Boffin
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Lobelia Sackville-Baggins, née Bracegirdle (T.A. 2918 - 3020, died aged 102) was the second child, and only daughter, of Primrose Boffin and Blanco Bracegirdle.

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History

Lobelia was a renowned character of The Shire, she married Bilbo Baggins's cousin Otho Sackville-Baggins, and they had one child together, Lotho, who was born in S.R. 1364.[1]

Her envy of Bag End was well-known,[2] she could not wait to inherit it, and was furious when Bilbo made Frodo his heir. However, when Frodo left for Crickhollow he sold Bag End to Lobelia, but unfortunately Otho had died by then.[3]

During the War of the Ring, Lobelia was imprisoned in Lockholes for arguing with the Chief's Men, and attacking one of them with an umbrella. When she came out, Lobelia was popular for the first time for bravely standing up to the Saruman's Men. However, she was crushed to find out her son had died whilst she was in prison.

After the War of the Ring, Lobelia returned to her home village of Hardbottle to live with the other Bracegirdles, giving Bag End to Frodo. When she died, she gave her money to Frodo to be used to help hobbits left homeless by Saruman and her son.[4]

Etymology

Lobelia is a genus of the bellflower, named after Matthias de L'Obel.[5]


Portrayal in Adaptations

Lobelia in adaptations

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

Lobelia appears in Bywater. Frodo has to give her the Bag End Deed as one of the first missions. When Frodo approaches her she insists he first warn Robin Smallburrow of the wolves in the Shire by ringing the warning bell. Frodo does so, before presenting an exhilirated Lobelia with the Bag End Deed.

She is voiced by Jennifer Hale.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "The Return Journey"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  5. Jim Allan, An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names" p.195