Tolkien Gateway

Prisca Baggins

Revision as of 13:53, 1 May 2013 by Sage (Talk | contribs)
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