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'''Isembard Took''' was the son of [[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]. He was born in [[Third Age|T.A.]] 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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| location=[[Great Smials]], [[Tuckborough]]
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| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]] and [[Adamanta Chubb]]
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| siblings=[[Isengrim Took III|Isengrim]], [[Hildigard Took|Hildigard]], [[Isumbras Took IV|Isumbras]], [[Hildigrim Took|Hildigrim]], [[Isembold Took|Isembold]], [[Hildifons Took|Hildifons]], [[Hildibrand Took|Hildibrand]], [[Belladonna Took|Belladonna]], [[Donnamira Took|Donnamira]], [[Mirabella Took|Mirabella]] and [[Isengar Took|Isengar]]
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'''Isembard Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
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==History==
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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 first draft of the [[Took]] genealogy Isembard was named Isambard, second son of Gerontius and born / died in 1237-1335. He had no children.
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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 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 08:53, 19 May 2013

Isembard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1247
DeathS.R. 1346 (aged 99)
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageGerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb
SiblingsIsengrim, Hildigard, Isumbras, Hildigrim, Isembold, Hildifons, Hildibrand, Belladonna, Donnamira, Mirabella and Isengar
ChildrenFlambard
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"