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Bucca of the Marish

Location(s): the Marish

Race/Species: Hobbit

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

1Gorhendad 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

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