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Sackville Family

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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.
 
[[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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For more of them see [[Sackville-Baggins Family]]
 
==Etymology==
 
==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.<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
 
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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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.

For more of them see Sackville-Baggins Family

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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