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Doderic Brandybuck

Doderic Brandybuck
The Lord of the Rings Online - Doderic Brandybuck.jpg
Doderic Brandybuck from The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1389
ParentageSeredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle
SiblingsIlberic and Celandine
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Doderic Brandybuck

Doderic Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Doderic was a son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle. He attended Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Since it belongs to a Brandybuck, the name is Celtic-sounding. However it is perhaps a form of Germanic Theuderic meaning "people reign".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"