|Location||Brandy Hall, Bucklebury|
|Birth||S.R. 1336 |
Esmeralda Took (born T.A. 2936) was the youngest of the five children of Adalgrim Took and younger sister of Paladin Took II, father of Peregrin Took. Esmeralda married Saradoc Brandybuck and in T.A. 2982 their only child Meriadoc Brandybuck was born.
Esmeralda is the Spanish word for "emerald", a a bright-green transparent precious stone. The word derives from Latin/Greek smaragdus/(σ)μάραγδος, itself deriving from a Semitic root.