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Marmadoc Brandybuck

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'''Marmadoc "the Masterful"Brandybuck''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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'''Marmadoc "Masterful" Brandybuck''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
Marmadoc was the son of [[Madoc Brandybuck]] and [[Hanna Goldworthy]]. He married [[Adaldrida Bolger]] and had two children, [[Gorbadoc Brandybuck|Gorbadoc]] and [[Orgulas Brandybuck|Orgulas]].<ref>{{App|Brandybuck}}</ref>
 
Marmadoc was the son of [[Madoc Brandybuck]] and [[Hanna Goldworthy]]. He married [[Adaldrida Bolger]] and had two children, [[Gorbadoc Brandybuck|Gorbadoc]] and [[Orgulas Brandybuck|Orgulas]].<ref>{{App|Brandybuck}}</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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''Marmadoc'' is an actual Celtic name, a variation of Marmaduke. It derives from  ''Máel Máedóc'', which means "disciple of Saint Máedóc".<ref>Behindthename.com, ''[http://www.behindthename.com/name/marmaduke MARMADUKE]'', accessed December 12, 2010</ref> It is possible this is a reference to his father [[Madoc Brandybuck|Madoc]].
 
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Marmadoc Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesMasterful
LocationBrandy Hall, Buckland
BirthS.R. 1217
DeathS.R. 1310
Family
ParentageMadoc Brandybuck
Hanna Goldworthy
Physical Description
GenderMale

Marmadoc "Masterful" Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Marmadoc was the son of Madoc Brandybuck and Hanna Goldworthy. He married Adaldrida Bolger and had two children, Gorbadoc and Orgulas.[1]

Etymology

Marmadoc is an actual Celtic name, a variation of Marmaduke. It derives from Máel Máedóc, which means "disciple of Saint Máedóc".[2] It is possible this is a reference to his father Madoc.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Behindthename.com, MARMADUKE, accessed December 12, 2010