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Camellia Sackville

Camellia Sackville
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesCamellia Baggins
Birthcirca S.R. 1260
Family
FamilySackville
SpouseLongo Baggins
ChildrenOtho
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Camellia Sackville was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Camellia was daughter of the head of the Sackville Family. She married Longo Baggins, and had one son, Otho.[1] The double surname Sackville-Baggins was bestowed on her son, after the death of Camellia's father, as he was the eldest grandson, and became the new head.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Camellia is a group of Asian plants.

[edit] Other versions of the Legendarium

In early sketches of the Family Trees, Camellia was said to be from Michel Delving.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 214, (undated, written late 1958 or early 1959)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Family Trees"