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Prisca Baggins

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==History==
 
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Prisca was the daughter of [[Polo Baggins]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref> She married [[Wilibald Bolger]], and had three children: [[Wilimar Bolger|Wilimar]], [[Heribald Bolger|Heribald]] and [[Nora Bolger|Nora]]. Her husband passed away before {{SR|1401}}, but she attended [[Bilbo's Farewell Party]] with her children.<ref>{{App|Bolger}}</ref>
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Prisca was the second child and daughter of [[Polo Baggins]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref> She married [[Wilibald Bolger]], and had three children: [[Wilimar Bolger|Wilimar]], [[Heribald Bolger|Heribald]] and [[Nora Bolger|Nora]]. Her husband passed away before {{SR|1401}}, but she attended [[Bilbo's Farewell Party]] with her children.<ref>{{App|Bolger}}</ref><ref group=note>The ''[[Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]'' states that Prisca died ''before'' {{TA|3001}}. See {{HM|Guide}}, p. 321 entry "Prisca Bolger".</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
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Prisca is a Latin/Italian word meaning "former, old" from which derives the name [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]].<ref>http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Priscilla</ref>
 
Prisca is a Latin/Italian word meaning "former, old" from which derives the name [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]].<ref>http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Priscilla</ref>
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Prisca Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1306
Family
FamilyBaggins
ParentagePolo Baggins
SiblingsPosco
SpouseWilibald Bolger
ChildrenWilimar, Heribald and Nora
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Prisca Bolger, née Baggins, was a Hobbit of the Shire.

Contents

History

Prisca was the second child and daughter of Polo Baggins.[1] She married Wilibald Bolger, and had three children: Wilimar, Heribald and Nora. Her husband passed away before S.R. 1401, but she attended Bilbo's Farewell Party with her children.[2][note 1]

Etymology

Prisca is a Latin/Italian word meaning "former, old" from which derives the name Priscilla.[3]

Notes

  1. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth states that Prisca died before T.A. 3001. See Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 321 entry "Prisca Bolger".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  3. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Priscilla