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Laura Grubb

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Laura Grubb
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesLaura Baggins
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1214
DeathS.R. 1316 (aged 102)
Family
FamilyGrubb
SiblingsLavender
SpouseMungo Baggins
ChildrenBungo, Belba, Longo, Linda and Bingo
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Laura Grubb was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Laura was a sister of Lavender Grubb. She married Mungo Baggins and had five children; the eldest was Bilbo Baggins' father Bungo.[1]

From T.A. 2900 to 2916 Laura Grubb was the official matriarch of the Baggins Family.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Laura is the female form of Latin laurus "bay, laurel tree".

[edit] Portrayal in Adaptations

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

Five portraits are clustered on a wall in Bag End. One of them is Laura, and one of Bilbo's lines when looking at the portraits is "That's my Gammer Laura. She was a Grubb before she married a Baggins".

[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)