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'''Diamond of Long Cleeve''' (born {{TA|2995}}) was a [[hobbits|hobbit]] of the [[Shire]]. She became the wife of Thain [[Peregrin Took]] in the [[Fourth Age 6|6th year]] of the [[Fourth Age]]. She is possibly one of the [[North-Tooks]], descended from [[Bandobras Took]] (a.k.a. [[Bandobras Took|Bullroarer]]).{{fact}} She had one son [[Faramir Took I|Faramir]], named after [[Steward]] [[Faramir]] of [[Gondor]].  
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'''Diamond of Long Cleeve''' was a [[hobbits|hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Diamond came from [[Long Cleeve]], a village in the [[Northfarthing]].<ref name="Took">{{App|Took}}</ref> She married [[Peregrin Took]] in {{SR|1427}}, and had one son, [[Faramir Took I|Faramir]], named after [[Faramir]] of [[Gondor]].<ref>{{App|Later}}</ref>
  
Her date of death is not known, but she probably{{fact}} died sometime before {{FoA|63}}, when Pippin left the Shire to live in Gondor.
 
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Diamond derives from Latin ''diamant-'' which is a combination of ''adamant-'' and Greek ''διαφανής'' "transparent"<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref> (see [[Adamanta Chubb]]).
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''[[wikipedia:Diamond|Diamond]]'' are precious jewels<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref> The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a high family, such as the [[North-took Family|North-tooks]].
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==Portrayal in Adaptations==
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'''2001-7: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'':'''
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:Whilst unnamed in the film itself, the Hobbit next to Pippin at [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]]'s wedding is identified as Diamond on a [[Decipher Card]]. She is played by [[Emma Deakin]].<ref>Castingcallpro.com, ''[http://www.uk.castingcallpro.com/view.php?uid=116774 Emma Deakin]'', accessed December 12, 2010</ref>
  
The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a noble family, such as the North-Tooks.
 
 
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Revision as of 13:04, 7 April 2013

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Diamond of Long Cleeve
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationLong Cleeve
Great Smials
BirthS.R. 1395
Family
SpousePeregrin Took
ChildrenFaramir
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Diamond of Long Cleeve was a hobbit of the Shire.

Contents

History

Diamond came from Long Cleeve, a village in the Northfarthing.[1] She married Peregrin Took in S.R. 1427, and had one son, Faramir, named after Faramir of Gondor.[2]

Etymology

Diamond are precious jewels[3] The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a high family, such as the North-tooks.

Portrayal in Adaptations

2001-7: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King:

Whilst unnamed in the film itself, the Hobbit next to Pippin at Sam's wedding is identified as Diamond on a Decipher Card. She is played by Emma Deakin.[4]

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, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  4. Castingcallpro.com, Emma Deakin, accessed December 12, 2010