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Gorbadoc Brandybuck

Gorbadoc Brandybuck
Biographical Information
Other names"Broadbelt"
TitlesMaster of Buckland
LocationBrandy Hall, Buckland
BirthS.R. 1260
RuleS.R. 1310 - 1363
DeathS.R. 1363 (aged 103)
ParentageMarmadoc Brandybuck and Adaldrida Bolger
SpouseMirabella Took
ChildrenRorimac, Amaranth, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel, Dinodas and Primula
Physical Description

Gorbadoc "Broadbelt" Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Gorbadoc was the son of Marmadoc Brandybuck and after his father's death in S.R. 1310, he became Master of Buckland.

He married Mirabella Took, and had in all seven children: Rorimac, Amaranth, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel, Dinodas and Primula.[1]

[edit] Etymology

His name 'Broadbelt' derives from his generous table and waistline.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 171