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Ferumbras Took II

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Ferumbras Took II
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1101
DeathS.R. 1201
ParentageIsumbras Took III
Physical Description

Ferumbras Took II was a Thain of the Shire.


Ferumbras was the oldest son of Thain Isumbras III, though in fame he was outshone by his younger brother, Bandobras, who moved to the Northfarthing and won the Battle of Greenfields. Ferumbras instead became Thain, and was succeeded in turn by his son Fortinbras.[1]


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


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
Preceded by:
Isumbras III
24th Thain of the Shire
S.R. 1159 - 1201
Followed by:
Fortinbras I