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==History==
 
==History==
The son of [[Olo Proudfoot]], at the age of eleven, Sancho was present at the [[Bilbo's Farewell Party|Farewell Party]] of his uncle [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]], along with his father and grandfather [[Odo Proudfoot|Odo]].<ref name="AppC"/>  
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The son of [[Olo Proudfoot]], at the age of eleven, Sancho was present at the [[Bilbo's Farewell Party|Farewell Party]] of his uncle [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]], along with his father and grandfather [[Odo Proudfoot|Odo]].<ref name="AppC"/> The day after, on [[23 September]], {{TA|3001}}, he went to [[Bag End]] to seek for a treasure he heard rumours about. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] could just stop him, but not after Sancho had already started excavating the pantry, where he thought he heard an echo.<ref name="Party">{{FR|Party}}</ref>
 
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The day after, on [[23 September]], {{TA|3001}}, he went to [[Bag End]] to seek for a treasure he heard rumours about. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] could just stop him, but not after Sancho had already started excavating the pantry, where he thought he heard an echo.<ref name="Party">{{FR|Party}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Jim Allan recognizes the name as one of the short meaningless [[Hobbitish]] names<ref>{{HM|IE}}, Giving of Names, p. 192</ref> in which case it probably represents genuine Hobbitish ''Sancha''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref>
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Jim Allan recognizes the name as one of the short meaningless [[Hobbitish]] names<ref>[[Jim Allan]], ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of Names, p. 192</ref> in which case it probably represents genuine Hobbitish ''Sancha''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref>
  
 
[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sancho Sancho] is a real Spanish name which derives from Latin ''sanctius'' "holy". This makes Sancho one of the very few Spanish names appearing in the [[legendarium]].
 
[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Sancho Sancho] is a real Spanish name which derives from Latin ''sanctius'' "holy". This makes Sancho one of the very few Spanish names appearing in the [[legendarium]].

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