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Odovacar Bolger

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Odovacar Bolger
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1335
DeathS.R. 1431
Physical Description
GenderMale

Odovacar Bolger was a hobbit of the Shire.

History

Odovacar was the son of Herugar Bolger and Jessamine Boffin. He became head of the family after his father's death. Odovacar married Rosamunda Took, and had two children: Fredegar and Estella. They were all present at Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]

Etymology

Odovacar contains aud "wealth" and vacar "watchful".[2] It was the name of a legendary germanic king of Rome.

References

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