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Marmadoc Brandybuck

Marmadoc Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other names"Masterful"
TitlesMaster of Buckland
LocationBrandy Hall, Buckland
BirthS.R. 1217
RuleS.R. 1277 - 1310
DeathS.R. 1310 (aged 93)
Family
FamilyBrandybuck
ParentageMadoc Brandybuck and Hanna Goldworthy
SpouseAdaldrida Bolger
ChildrenGorbadoc and Orgulas
Physical Description
GenderMale

Marmadoc "Masterful" Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Marmadoc was the son of Madoc Brandybuck and Hanna Goldworthy. He married Adaldrida Bolger and had two children, Gorbadoc and Orgulas.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Marmadoc is an actual Celtic name, a variation of Marmaduke. It derives from Máel Máedóc, which means "disciple of Saint Máedóc".[source?][2] It is possible this is a reference to his father Madoc.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Behindthename.com, MARMADUKE, accessed December 12, 2010
Masters of Buckland
Gorhendad Oldbuck (from S.R. 740) · unknown · Gormadoc Brandybuck (until 1236) · Madoc Brandybuck (1236 - 1277) · Marmadoc Brandybuck (1277 - 1310) · Gorbadoc Brandybuck (1310 - 1364) · Rorimac Brandybuck (1364 - 1408) · Saradoc Brandybuck (1408 - 1432) · Meriadoc Brandybuck (1432 - 1484) · unknown