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Ferumbras Took II

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'''Ferumbras Took II''' was the elder of the two sons of [[Thain]] [[Isumbras Took III|Isumbras III]]. His younger brother was the famous [[Bandobras Took]], the victor of the [[Battle of Greenfields]], but as the elder brother it was Ferumbras who inherited his father's Thainship. He served as [[the Shire]]'s twenty-fourth Thain for forty-two years, and was succeeded in turn by his son [[Fortinbras Took II|Fortinbras]].
 
'''Ferumbras Took II''' was the elder of the two sons of [[Thain]] [[Isumbras Took III|Isumbras III]]. His younger brother was the famous [[Bandobras Took]], the victor of the [[Battle of Greenfields]], but as the elder brother it was Ferumbras who inherited his father's Thainship. He served as [[the Shire]]'s twenty-fourth Thain for forty-two years, and was succeeded in turn by his son [[Fortinbras Took II|Fortinbras]].
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==Etymology==
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[[Wikipedia:Ferumbras|Ferumbras]] perhaps contains French ''fier'' "brave" or Latin ''ferrum'' "iron" and ''bras'' "arm"<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
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==Etymology==
 
[[Wikipedia:Ferumbras|Ferumbras]] perhaps contains French ''fier'' "brave" or Latin ''ferrum'' "iron" and ''bras'' "arm"<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
 
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Revision as of 12:58, 24 November 2010

Ferumbras Took II
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ferumbras Took II was the elder of the two sons of Thain Isumbras III. His younger brother was the famous Bandobras Took, the victor of the Battle of Greenfields, but as the elder brother it was Ferumbras who inherited his father's Thainship. He served as the Shire's twenty-fourth Thain for forty-two years, and was succeeded in turn by his son Fortinbras.

Etymology

Ferumbras perhaps contains French fier "brave" or Latin ferrum "iron" and bras "arm"[1]

Preceded by:
Isumbras Took III
24th Thain of the Shire
III 2759 - 2801
Followed by:
Fortinbras Took I

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"