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Rudolph is pronounced 'roo'dolf'
Ultimately from Hrodulf, 'fame wolf'


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Rudolph Bolger

The second son of Gundolpho Bolger

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An early member of the Bolger family, born in the late twenty-eighth centry of the Third Age (or the late twelfth century by the Shire-reckoning). Rudolph was the second of three children born to Gundolpho Bolger and Alfrida of the Yale. He married into the Goodbody family when he wed Cora Goodbody, and they had a single son, Fastolph, through whom they gave rise to a line of descendants.

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