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Isembard Took

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| birth=[[Third Age 2847|S.R. 1247]]
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| birth={{SR|1247}}
| death=[[Third Age 2946|S.R. 1346]]
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| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]]<br/>[[Adamanta Chubb]]
 
| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]]<br/>[[Adamanta Chubb]]
 
| location=[[Great Smials]], [[Tuckborough]]
 
| location=[[Great Smials]], [[Tuckborough]]
 
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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.
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'''Isembard Took''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Isembard was the sixth child of [[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. He had one son, [[Flambard Took]], born in {{SR|1387}}.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name means "iron battle-axe" (''isen + bard'')<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>
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The name means "iron battle-axe" (''isen + bard'').<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>  
 
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==Other versions==
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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 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.
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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.
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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.
 
 
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Revision as of 10:48, 14 December 2010

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 a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Isembard was the sixth child of Gerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb. He had one son, Flambard Took, born in S.R. 1387.

Etymology

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

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"