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Flambard Took

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'''Flambard Took''' was one of the thirteen recorded grandchildren of [[Gerontius Took|Gerontius]], the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]]. Flambard's father was [[Isembard Took|Isembard]], one of Gerontius' younger sons, making Flambard a first cousin of [[Bilbo Baggins]]. Indeed, Flambard and Bilbo were close contemporaries, being born just three years apart. Though he lived for a hundred and two years, Flambard did not survive to see Bilbo's famous [[Birthday Party]], but many of his descendants (including [[Adelard Took|Adelard]], [[Reginard Took|Reginard]] and [[Everard Took]]) were present to see Bilbo vanish.  
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'''Flambard Took''' was one of the thirteen recorded grandchildren of [[Gerontius Took|Gerontius]], the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]]. Flambard's father was [[Isembard Took|Isembard]], one of Gerontius' younger sons, making Flambard a first cousin of [[Bilbo Baggins]]. Indeed, Flambard and Bilbo were close contemporaries, being born just three years apart. Though he lived for a hundred and two years, Flambard did not survive to see Bilbo's famous [[Bilbo's Farewell Party]], but many of his descendants (including [[Adelard Took|Adelard]], [[Reginard Took|Reginard]] and [[Everard Took]]) were present to see Bilbo vanish.  
  
 
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Flambard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Family
ParentageIsembard
Physical Description
GenderMale

Flambard Took was one of the thirteen recorded grandchildren of Gerontius, the Old Took. Flambard's father was Isembard, one of Gerontius' younger sons, making Flambard a first cousin of Bilbo Baggins. Indeed, Flambard and Bilbo were close contemporaries, being born just three years apart. Though he lived for a hundred and two years, Flambard did not survive to see Bilbo's famous Bilbo's Farewell Party, but many of his descendants (including Adelard, Reginard and Everard Took) were present to see Bilbo vanish.

Etymology

Like many other members of the Took clan, Flambard's name has military connections: a flambard is a large sword with a waved or flame-shaped blade.