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| birth=circa [[Third Age 2835|S.R. 1235]]
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| birth=Between {{SR|1232}} and {{SR|1238|n}}
| death=circa [[Third Age 2855|S.R. 1255]]?
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| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]]<br/>[[Adamanta Chubb]]
 
| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]]<br/>[[Adamanta Chubb]]
 
| location=[[Great Smials]], [[Tuckborough]]
 
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'''Hildigard Took''' was the first daughter, and second child, of [[Thain]] [[Gerontius Took|Gerontius]], the Old Took and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. We know very little about her life, and [[Appendix C]] merely states she "died young".  
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'''Hildigard Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Hildigard was a daughter [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. She died at a young age.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
  
We know from the birth of her siblings [[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim]] and [[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras]] that she must've been born between [[Third Age 2832|S.R. 1232]] and [[Third Age 2838|1238]], and more specifically around 1235 based on the average age gap between he 11 other siblings.
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==Etymology==
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"Hildigard" come from the Germanic roots ''hild'' meaning "battle" and ''gard'' meaning "protection".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
  
In ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'' volume 12, ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', an earlier version of the [[Took Family|Took family]] tree gives Hildigard's birth and death dates as 1235 and 1255 respectively, but this may no longer be accurate.
 
 
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{{familytree | | | | | OLD |y| ADA | | | | | OLD=[[Gerontius Took|The Old Took]]<br/><small>''1190 - 1320''</small>|ADA=[[Adamanta Chubb]]<br/><small>''unknown''</small>}}
 
{{familytree | | | | | OLD |y| ADA | | | | | OLD=[[Gerontius Took|The Old Took]]<br/><small>''1190 - 1320''</small>|ADA=[[Adamanta Chubb]]<br/><small>''unknown''</small>}}
 
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{{familytree | ISE | | HIL | | ISU | | NIN | ISE=[[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim III]]<br/><small>''1232 - 1330''</small>|HIL='''HILDIGARD'''<br/><small>''(died young)''</small>|ISU=[[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras IV]]<br><small>''1238 - 1339''<small>|NIN=''9 children''}}
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{{familytree | ISE | | HIL | | ISU | | NIN | ISE=[[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim III]]<br/><small>''1232 - 1330''</small>|HIL='''HILDIGARD'''<br/><small>''(died young)''</small>|ISU=[[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras IV]]<br><small>''1238 - 1339''</small>|NIN=''9 children''}}
 
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{{familytree | | | | | LAL |y| FOR | | | | | LAL=[[Lalia Clayhanger]]<br/><small>''1283 - 1402''</small>|FOR=[[Fortinbras Took II|Fortinbras II]]<br/><small>''1278 - 1380''</small>}}
 
{{familytree | | | | | LAL |y| FOR | | | | | LAL=[[Lalia Clayhanger]]<br/><small>''1283 - 1402''</small>|FOR=[[Fortinbras Took II|Fortinbras II]]<br/><small>''1278 - 1380''</small>}}
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{{familytree | | | | | | | FER | | | | | | | FER=[[Ferumbras Took III|Ferumbras III]]<br/><small>''1316 - 1415''</small>}}
 
{{familytree | | | | | | | FER | | | | | | | FER=[[Ferumbras Took III|Ferumbras III]]<br/><small>''1316 - 1415''</small>}}
 
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==Etymology==
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==Other versions of the Legendarium==
"Hildigard" come from the Germanic roots ''hild'' meaning "battle" and ''gard'' meaning "protection".
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An earlier version of the [[Took Family|Took family]] tree gives Hildigard's birth and death dates as {{SR|1235|n}} and {{SR|1255|n}}.<ref>{{PM|Trees}}</ref>
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Revision as of 17:59, 10 January 2011

Hildigard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthBetween S.R. 1232 and 1238
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Hildigard Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hildigard was a daughter the Old Took and Adamanta Chubb. She died at a young age.[1]

Etymology

"Hildigard" come from the Germanic roots hild meaning "battle" and gard meaning "protection".[2]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Fortinbras I
1145 - 1248
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Old Took
1190 - 1320
 
Adamanta Chubb
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isengrim III
1232 - 1330
 
HILDIGARD
(died young)
 
Isumbras IV
1238 - 1339
 
9 children
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lalia Clayhanger
1283 - 1402
 
Fortinbras II
1278 - 1380
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ferumbras III
1316 - 1415
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other versions of the Legendarium

An earlier version of the Took family tree gives Hildigard's birth and death dates as 1235 and 1255.[3]

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"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Family Trees"