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Proudfoot Family

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The Proudfoot Family was a family of Hobbits of the Shire.

[edit] Genealogy

All recorded members of the family:[1]

Bodo Proudfoot
Linda Baggins
S.R. 1262 - S.R. 1363
Odo Proudfoot
S.R. 1304 - S.R. 1405
Olo Proudfoot
S.R. 1346 - S.R. 1435
Sancho Proudfoot
S.R. 1390

[edit] Etymology

There is some uncertainty about the plural form of "Proudfoot" - the family themselves apparently used "Proudfeet", but Bilbo pointedly preferred "Proudfoots".[2] Proudfoot is a real-life English surname.[3]

[edit] See Also


  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, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 762