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Husband of [[Adaldrida Bolger]]
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|name=Marmadoc Brandybuck
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|othernames=Masterful
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|birth={{SR|1217}}
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|death={{SR|1310}}
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|parentage=[[Madoc Brandybuck]]<br/>[[Hanna Goldworthy]]
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|location=[[Brandy Hall]], [[Buckland]]
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|gender=Male
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'''Marmadoc "Masterful" Brandybuck''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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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".{{fact}}<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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Revision as of 22:07, 6 December 2012

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".[source?][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