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Primula Brandybuck

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'''Primula Brandybuck''' ({{TA|2920}} - {{TA|2980|n}}) was the youngest child of [[Gorbadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Mirabella Took]]. She married [[Drogo Baggins]], who was twelve years older and with whom she had one child the [[Ringbearer]], [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]]. In late [[Third Age|T.A.]] 2980 she and her husband "drownded", when they went boating on the [[Baranduin|Brandywine River]].
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'''Primula Brandybuck''' ({{TA|2920}} - {{TA|2980|n}}) was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]], and [[Frodo Baggins]]' mother.
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Primula was the youngest child of [[Gorbadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Mirabella Took]]. She married [[Drogo Baggins]], with whom she had one child, [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]].<ref>{{App|Brandybuck}}</ref> In late {{SR|1380}}, she and her husband drowned when they went boating on the [[Baranduin|Brandywine River]].<ref>{{FR|Party}}</ref>
  
 
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[[wikipedia:Primula|Primula]] is a genus of the [[wikipedia:Primulaceae|primrose family]] of plants. It is the Latin name of the primrose and means "little first" because it flowers in early spring.
 
[[wikipedia:Primula|Primula]] is a genus of the [[wikipedia:Primulaceae|primrose family]] of plants. It is the Latin name of the primrose and means "little first" because it flowers in early spring.
  
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Revision as of 16:31, 6 December 2010

Primula Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBrandy Hall, Bucklebury
BirthS.R. 1320
DeathS.R. 1380
Family
ParentageGorbadoc Brandybuck
& Mirabella Took
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Primula Brandybuck (T.A. 2920 - 2980) was a Hobbit of the Shire, and Frodo Baggins' mother.

History

Primula was the youngest child of Gorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took. She married Drogo Baggins, with whom she had one child, Frodo.[1] In late S.R. 1380, she and her husband drowned when they went boating on the Brandywine River.[2]

Etymology

Primula is a genus of the primrose family of plants. It is the Latin name of the primrose and means "little first" because it flowers in early spring.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"