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'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded [[the Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].<ref>{{FR|Hobbits}}</ref>
 
'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded [[the Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].<ref>{{FR|Hobbits}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[Old English]] ''blanca'' means "horse".
 
[[Old English]] ''blanca'' means "horse".
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree| MAR | | BLA | |MAR=[[Marcho]]</br><small>''fl. {{TA|1601}}''</small>|BLA='''BLANCO'''</br><small>''fl. {{TA|1601}}''</small>}}
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==Inspiration==
 
==Inspiration==
The two brothers are perhaps based on [[Wikipedia:Hengest|Hengest]] and [[Wikipedia:Horsa|Horsa]], who brought the Saxons to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk</ref>.
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The two brothers are perhaps based on [[Wikipedia:Hengest|Hengest]] and [[Wikipedia:Horsa|Horsa]], who brought the Jutes to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk</ref>.
 
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Latest revision as of 18:47, 24 March 2020

Blanco
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBree
The Shire
Family
SiblingsMarcho
Physical Description
GenderMale

Blanco was one of the two Bree-hobbits who founded the Shire in Third Age 1601. The other was his brother, Marcho.[1]

Contents

[edit] Etymology

Old English blanca means "horse".

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marcho
fl. T.A. 1601
 
BLANCO
fl. T.A. 1601
 


[edit] Inspiration

The two brothers are perhaps based on Hengest and Horsa, who brought the Jutes to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.[2].

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Concerning Hobbits"
  2. An Introduction to Elvish, An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk