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Isembard Took

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'''Isembard Took''' was the son of [[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. He was born in [[Shire Reckoning|S.R.]] 1247 and died in 1346. He had numerous siblings: [[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim III]], [[Hildigard Took|Hildigard]], [[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras IV]], [[Hildigrim Took|Hildigrim]], [[Isembold Took|Isembold]], [[Hildifons Took|Hildifons]] were older than him but, [[Hildibrand Took|Hildibrand]], [[Belladonna Took|Belladonna]], [[Donnamira Took|Donnamira]], [[Mirabella Took|Mirabella]] and [[Isengar Took|Isengar]] were younger than him. It is unknown who he was married to but he had a son, [[Flambard Took]] in 1387.
 
'''Isembard Took''' was the son of [[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. He was born in [[Shire Reckoning|S.R.]] 1247 and died in 1346. He had numerous siblings: [[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim III]], [[Hildigard Took|Hildigard]], [[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras IV]], [[Hildigrim Took|Hildigrim]], [[Isembold Took|Isembold]], [[Hildifons Took|Hildifons]] were older than him but, [[Hildibrand Took|Hildibrand]], [[Belladonna Took|Belladonna]], [[Donnamira Took|Donnamira]], [[Mirabella Took|Mirabella]] and [[Isengar Took|Isengar]] were younger than him. It is unknown who he was married to but he had a son, [[Flambard Took]] in 1387.
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==Etymology==
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The name means "iron battle-axe" (''isen + bard'')<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>
  
 
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==Other versions==
 
In the first draft of the [[Took Family|Took]] genealogy Isembard was named Isambard, second son of Gerontius and born / died in 1237-1335. He had no children.
 
In the first draft of the [[Took Family|Took]] genealogy Isembard was named Isambard, second son of Gerontius and born / died in 1237-1335. He had no children.
  
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In the fourth draft Isembard were removed to the seventh place of the heirs of Gerontius with the birth and death years as shown in the LotR.
 
In the fourth draft Isembard were removed to the seventh place of the heirs of Gerontius with the birth and death years as shown in the LotR.
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Isembard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1247
DeathS.R. 1346
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderMale

Isembard Took was the son of Gerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb. He was born in S.R. 1247 and died in 1346. He had numerous siblings: Isengrim III, Hildigard, Isumbras IV, Hildigrim, Isembold, Hildifons were older than him but, Hildibrand, Belladonna, Donnamira, Mirabella and Isengar were younger than him. It is unknown who he was married to but he had a son, Flambard Took in 1387.

Etymology

The name means "iron battle-axe" (isen + bard)[1]

Other versions

In the first draft of the Took genealogy Isembard was named Isambard, second son of Gerontius and born / died in 1237-1335. He had no children.

In the second draft Isambard and Flambard, who at that time were third son of Geronius, were reversed thus Isambard became the third son while Flambard the second.

In the third draft Isambard were renamed to Isembard and reinstated as the second son. Flambard became his son and Hildigrim the third son of Gerontius.

In the fourth draft Isembard were removed to the seventh place of the heirs of Gerontius with the birth and death years as shown in the LotR.

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"