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Wilibald Bolger

Wilibald Bolger
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1400 (aged 96)
ParentageTheobald Bolger and Nina Lightfoot
SpousePrisca Baggins
ChildrenWilimar, Heribald and Nora
Physical Description

Wilibald Bolger was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Wilibald was the son of Theobald Bolger and Nina Lightfoot. He married Prisca Baggins, and had three children, Wilimar, Heribald and Nora.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

The name Wilibald contains wilja "wish, desire" and bald "bold".[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniv. Ed.), Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "III. The Family Trees"
  3. Jim Allan, An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"