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Adelard Took

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'''Adelard Took''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
 
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Revision as of 17:55, 10 January 2011

Adelard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1328
DeathS.R. 1423
Family
ParentageFlambard Took
Physical Description
GenderMale

Adelard Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Adelard was the son of Flambard Took, and had five children; three daughters and two sons. His sons were Reginard and Everard. They were all present at Bilbo's Farewell Party in S.R. 1401.[1] The next morning, he received an umbrella as a parting gift from Bilbo.[2]

Etymology

Adelard (lit. noble-hard) comes from a Teutonic word meaning "resolute" or "courageous".

Portrayal in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Adelard Took is a librarian in Tuckborough.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"