Meriadoc "Merry" Brandybuck
1382 - a few years after 1484 S.R.
: "Merry Brandybuck". Meriadoc's biography, by Laurelin
: pictures of Merry
July 29, 2003
Meriodoc Brandybuck, better known as Merry, was
one of the most remarkable Hobbits in all of Middle-earth. He was
thinking and planning things, and remarkably intelligent. It was he who
was the first to find the mysterious ways of Bilbo Baggins and his
ring, and organized their escape from the Shire and Buckland to Bree.
is most known for befriending King Théoden of Rohan, and aiding
in slaying the King of the Nazgûl, which actually saved her from
He also led the Shire to a clear victory from their overtakers. Then,
the evil was forfeit, he wedded Estella Bolger (sister of his good
Fatty Bolger, who also aided them from escaping Buckland safely) and
Master of Buckland. In his old age, he took the last adventure of his
visiting his dear friend Éomer in Rohan with his close cousin
Took, and after accompanied him on his journey to Gondor, where they
in peace and splendour.
References: Lord of the Rings and LOTR Appendix
Meriadoc Brandybuck: Images
: Merry. Artist Nata Drozdova. Rolozo Tolkien page
: Merry with sword. Artist Nata Drozdova. Rolozo Tolkien page
Image of Merry telling stories to Sam's children, lively picture. "
Meriadoc The Magnificent and The Children of Samwise Hamfast", November
Michael Kaluta. From the Rolozo Tolkien page.