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Blanco

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#REDIRECT [[Marcho and Blanco]]
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| caption=Marcho and Blanco from ''[[Middle-earth Role Playing]]''
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'''Blanco''' was one of the two [[Bree]]-[[hobbits]] who founded [[the Shire]] in [[Third Age 1601]].  The other was his brother, [[Marcho]].<ref>{{FR|Hobbits}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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[[Category:Old English names]]
[[Old English]] ''blanca'' means "horse".
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree| |,|-|-|-|.| | |}}
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{{familytree| MAR | | BLA | |MAR=[[Marcho]]</br><small>''fl. {{TA|1601}}''</small>|BLA='''BLANCO'''</br><small>''fl. {{TA|1601}}''</small>}}
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==Inspiration==
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The two brothers are perhaps based on [[Wikipedia:Hengest|Hengest]] and [[Wikipedia:Horsa|Horsa]], who brought the Jutes to Britany, whose names are relevant to horses.<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', An etymological excursion among the Shire Folk</ref>.
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[[Category:Hobbits]]
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[[Category:Fallohides]]
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[[Category:Third Age characters]]
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[[de:Blanco]]
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[[fi:Blanco]]
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[[fr:encyclo/personnages/hobbits/blanco]]
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Revision as of 18:47, 30 September 2020

  1. REDIRECT Marcho and Blanco