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The [[Fallohides|Fallohide]] [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] who, with his brother [[Blanco]], set out from [[Bree]] to settle the lands that were to become known as the [[Shire]].
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'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded the [[Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].
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==Etymology==
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[[Old English]] and Celtic ''marka'' is an element that refers to "horse".
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==Inspiration==
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The two brothers are perhaps based on [[Wikipedia:Hengest|Hengest]] and [[Wikipedia:Horsa|Horsa]], who brought the Saxons to Britany.<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk</ref>.
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Revision as of 12:24, 5 January 2009

Marcho
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Physical Description
GenderMale

Blanco was one of the two Bree-hobbits who founded the Shire in Third Age 1601. The other was his brother, Marcho.

Etymology

Old English and Celtic marka is an element that refers to "horse".

Inspiration

The two brothers are perhaps based on Hengest and Horsa, who brought the Saxons to Britany.[1].


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