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Diamond of Long Cleeve

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Diamond of Long Cleeve
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesDiamond Took
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1395
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.

Etymology

Diamond are precious jewels[2] 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.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  3. Castingcallpro.com, Emma Deakin, accessed December 12, 2010