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Flambard Took

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Flambard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationTuckborough
BirthS.R. 1287
DeathS.R. 1389 (aged 102)
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageIsembard
ChildrenAdelard
Physical Description
GenderMale

Flambard Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Flambard was the son of Isembard Took, one of the Old Took's younger sons. He had one son, Adelard.[1]

Etymology

Like many other members of the Took clan, Flambard's name has military connections: a flambard (flam + bard "battle-axe") is a large sword with a waved or flame-shaped blade.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"