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Drogo Baggins

Drogo Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1308
DeathS.R. 1380 (aged 72)
Family
FamilyBaggins
ParentageFosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger
SiblingsDora and Dudo
SpousePrimula Brandybuck
ChildrenFrodo Baggins
Physical Description
GenderMale

Drogo Baggins was a Hobbit of the Shire. He was the father of Frodo Baggins.

[edit] History

Drogo Baggins was the second child, and oldest son, of Fosco Baggins and Ruby Bolger, born in S.R. 1308. He married Primula Brandybuck, and had one child, Frodo.[1]

A regular Shire-hobbit, fond of good food, he seemed to adopt the curious customs of the Bucklanders, like boating. This was the cause of his irregular death, drowning in a boating accident with his wife Primula. Frodo was still very young and he was taken under the custody of his uncle, Rorimac Brandybuck.[2]

[edit] Etymology

The name Drogo was meaningless in contemporary Hobbitish Westron. It represented an original name Droga.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"