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Hildifons Took

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One of the many children of [[Gerontius]], the [[Old Took]]; said to have gone off on a journey and never returned.
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'''Hildifons Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
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==History==
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Hildifons was one of the many children of [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]]. He went on a journey outside [[the Shire]] and never returned.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>  When [[Bilbo Baggins]] was young he used to pester [[Gandalf]] for information about [[Hobbits]] who had "gone off", such as his uncle Hildifons.<ref>{{UT|Erebor}}, Appendix</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name contains ''hild'' "battle" and ''fons'' "ready".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Revision as of 01:46, 3 October 2012

Hildifons Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1244
Deathunknown
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hildifons Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hildifons was one of the many children of the Old Took. He went on a journey outside the Shire and never returned.[1] When Bilbo Baggins was young he used to pester Gandalf for information about Hobbits who had "gone off", such as his uncle Hildifons.[2]

Etymology

The name contains hild "battle" and fons "ready".[3]

References

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