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Rudigar Bolger

Rudigar Bolger
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1255
DeathS.R. 1348 (aged 93)
ParentageAdalgar Bolger
SiblingsRudibert and Ruby
SpouseBelba Baggins
Physical Description

Rudigar Bolger was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

The son of Adalgar Bolger and husband of Belba Baggins, Rudigar became head of the Bolger Family as the eldest heir. He had one son, Herugar.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name contains hrod "fame" and gar "spear".[2] It is the Middle High German form of Old English Hrothgar and modern Roger.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"