Bucca of the Marish
Location(s): the Marish
Title(s): 1st Thain of the Shire
Dates: around 1979 III
the Oldbucks (later known as the Brandybucks)
The first Thain in the Shire, of the family that later became known as the Brandybucks:
The first Shire-thain was one Bucca of the Marish, from whom the Oldbucks 1 claimed descent. He became Thain in 379 of our reckoning (1979).
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur: The North-kingdom and the Dúnedain
1 Gorhendad Oldbuck of the Marish, c. 740 [S.R.] ... changed the family name to Brandybuck.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, Family Trees
Elena Tiriel 15Sep06