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Adelard Took

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Adelard Took
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1328
DeathS.R. 1423 (aged 95)
ParentageFlambard Took
ChildrenReginard Took, Everard Took
Physical Description
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Adelard Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.


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]


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.


  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"