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Primula Brandybuck

Primula Brandybuck
Biographical Information
LocationBrandy Hall, Buckland
BirthS.R. 1320
DeathS.R. 1380 (aged 60)
Brandywine River
ParentageGorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took
SiblingsRorimac, Amaranth, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel and Dinodas
SpouseDrogo Baggins
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Primula Brandybuck

Primula Brandybuck (T.A. 2920 - 2980) was a Hobbit of the Shire, and Frodo Baggins' mother.

[edit] History

Primula was the youngest daughter[1] of Gorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took. She married Drogo Baggins, with whom she had one child, Frodo.[2] In late S.R. 1380, she and her husband drowned when they went boating on the Brandywine River.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Primula is a genus of the primrose family of plants. It is the Latin name of the primrose and means "little first" because it flowers in early spring.


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"