Ilberic Brandybuck

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Ilberic Brandybuck
Kent Burles - Ilberic Brandybuck.jpg
"Ilberic Brandybuck" by Kent Burles
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1391
ParentageSeredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle
SiblingsDoderic and Celandine
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Ilberic Brandybuck

Ilberic Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit | edit source]

Ilberic was the second son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle, born in S.R. 1391. In S.R. 1401 little Ilberic attended Bilbo's Farewell Party with his family.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

As a Brandybuck name, it is Celtic-sounding but it seems to be Germanic. it contains alb "Elf" and ric "rule"[2]. Alberic is a dwarf who appears in Richard Wagner's Ring cycle.