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Sackville Family

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The '''Sackville Family''' was a hobbit family of the [[Shire]].  
 
The '''Sackville Family''' was a hobbit family of the [[Shire]].  
  
[[Camellia Sackville]] is the only member of the family to appear in [[Tolkien]]'s writings; apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.
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[[Camellia Sackville]] is the only known member of the family; apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.
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==Etymology==
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The name Sackville is intended to be of more aristocratic association than [[Baggins]]. [[Tolkien]] noted that it was intentional that "bag" and "sack" have similar meaning.<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
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Sackville is a real-life English surname
  
 
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Revision as of 18:21, 10 October 2010

The Sackville Family was a hobbit family of the Shire.

Camellia Sackville is the only known member of the family; apart from her almost nothing is known about them, except that they are described as being one of the Shire's wealthier families.

Etymology

The name Sackville is intended to be of more aristocratic association than Baggins. Tolkien noted that it was intentional that "bag" and "sack" have similar meaning.[1]

Sackville is a real-life English surname


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