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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 [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
==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==
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==History==
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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Isembard was the seventh child of [[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. He had one son, [[Flambard Took]], born in {{SR|1387}}.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
  
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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==Etymology==
 
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The name means "iron battle-axe" (''isen + bard'').<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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 18:55, 12 December 2012

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 seventh child of Gerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb. He had one son, Flambard Took, born in S.R. 1387.[1]

Etymology

The name means "iron battle-axe" (isen + bard).[2]

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"