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Primula Brandybuck

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

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


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]


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.


  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"