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Ferumbras Took I

Ferumbras Took I
Hobbit
Biographical Information
TitlesThain of the Shire
LocationThe Shire
Birthbetween S.R. 1 and S.R. 1101
Deathbetween S.R. 1 and S.R. 1101
Family
FamilyTook
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ferumbras Took I was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Ferumbras presumably lived in the first millennium of the Shire-Reckoning during which he became Thain, sometime after Isumbras I.

No record of his name exists, but Ferumbras II, the twelfth Thain, was named after him.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Ferumbras is a name from the legends of Roland, a corruption of Frankish fier à bras, "brave arm".

References

  1. The existence of this character is deduced from the ordinals in J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"