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Faramir Took I

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Faramir Took I
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1430
Family
ParentagePeregrin Took and Diamond of Long Cleeve
Physical Description
GenderMale

Faramir Took I was the thirty-third Thain of the Shire, the twentieth of the Took line.

History

Faramir was the son of Thain Peregrin Took I and Diamond of Long Cleeve.[1] He was named after Faramir, the Prince of Ithilien in Gondor far South, a good friend of his father. In S.R. 1463 he married Goldilocks Gardner, the third daughter of Samwise Gamgee. He succeeded his father when Peregrin relocated to Gondor in S.R. 1484.[2]

Etymology

Faramir in Sindarin mean Jewel Hunter, Mir meaning jewel and far means hunt or hunter. Faramir 1 was named after Faramir son of Denethor who his father Pippin Took saved.

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"
Preceded by:
Peregrin Took
33rd Thain of The Shire
S.R. 1484 - ???
Followed by:
Unknown