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Sapphira Brockhouse

Sapphira Brockhouse
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesSapphira Boffin
LocationThe Yale
Birthc. S.R. 1257
Family
FamilyBrockhouse
SpouseUffo Boffin
ChildrenGruffo and Gerda
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Sapphira Boffin, née Brockhouse, was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Sapphira married Uffo Boffin and had two children: Gruffo and Gerda.[1]

[edit] Etymology

A Sapphire is a blue gemstone. The name derives from Greek σάπφειρος through Latin and Greek.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
  2. Wiktionary entry