Rudigar Bolger was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Rudigar Bolger was the son of Adalgar Bolger and the husband of Belba Baggins. He became the head of Bolger family as the eldest heir. He died in SR 1348 at the high age of 93. He had a son, Herugar.[1]


The name Rudigar contains hrod ‘fame’ and gar “spear”. It is the Middle High German form of Old English Hrothgar and modern Roger.


  1. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C: Family Trees, Bolger of Budgeford

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