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'''Hildibrand Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Hildibrand Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
 
==History==
 
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Hildibrand was a son of [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]]. He had one son, [[Sigismond Took|Sigismond]], born in {{SR|1290}}.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
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Hildibrand was the eighth son of [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]]. He had one son, [[Sigismond Took|Sigismond]], born in {{SR|1290}}.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name contains ''hild'' "battle" and ''brand'' "sword".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref> [[wikipedia:Hildebrand|Hildebrand]] is a figure from German legends.
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The name contains ''hild'' "battle" and ''brand'' "sword".<ref>{{HM|IE}}, "Giving of Names"</ref> [[wikipedia:Hildebrand|Hildebrand]] is a figure from German legends.
 
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Latest revision as of 21:19, 16 November 2014

Hildibrand Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1249
DeathS.R. 1334 (aged 85)
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageGerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb
SiblingsIsengrim, Hildigard, Isumbras, Hildigrim, Isembold, Hildifons, Isembard, Belladonna, Donnamira, Mirabella and Isengar
ChildrenSigismond
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hildibrand Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Hildibrand was the eighth son of the Old Took. He had one son, Sigismond, born in S.R. 1290.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name contains hild "battle" and brand "sword".[2] Hildebrand is a figure from German legends.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (1978), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"