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Ruby Bolger

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'''Ruby Bolger''' was the wife of [[Fosco Baggins]]. She was [[Frodo Baggins]]' paternal grandmother, the mother of his father [[Drogo Baggins|Drogo]].
 
'''Ruby Bolger''' was the wife of [[Fosco Baggins]]. She was [[Frodo Baggins]]' paternal grandmother, the mother of his father [[Drogo Baggins|Drogo]].
 
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==Etymology==
Perhaps it's not unintentional that a Hobbit woman with a jewel-name married into the Baggins family, recently made rich by Bilbo's travels. Both Ruby's marriage and name are consistent with the Bolgers' being of a higher class<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', pointed out in p.198</ref>.
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Perhaps it's not unintentional that a Hobbit woman with a jewel-name married into the Baggins family, recently made rich by Bilbo's travels. Both Ruby's marriage and name are consistent with the Bolgers' being of a higher class.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', pointed out in p.198</ref>.
 
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Ruby Bolger
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthT.A. 2864
Family
ParentageAdalgar Bolger
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Ruby Bolger was the wife of Fosco Baggins. She was Frodo Baggins' paternal grandmother, the mother of his father Drogo.

Etymology

Perhaps it's not unintentional that a Hobbit woman with a jewel-name married into the Baggins family, recently made rich by Bilbo's travels. Both Ruby's marriage and name are consistent with the Bolgers' being of a higher class.[1].

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, pointed out in p.198