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Isengrim Took III

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Isengrim Took III
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1232
DeathS.R. 1330
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderMale
Isengrim Took III was the eldest of the twelve children of Gerontius, the Old Took, and became Thain in S.R. 1320 at the age of eighty-eight when the Old Took died at the end of his seventy-two year reign at the age of 130.

Took Family|Took]] line - but due to his old age at the time of becoming Thain, he only stayed in office for ten years, dying at the age of ninety-eight. He left no heir, and as far as we know he never married, so the Thainship passed to his younger brother, Isumbras.

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
 
 
 
 
 
 

Etymology

"Isengrim" is of Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from isen meaning "iron" and grim meaning "fierce".

It is likely Isengrim is named after an earlier , but it is notable that "Isengrim" is the name of a wolf who appears in many medieval epics, including the story of Reynard the Fox which originated in French folklore.

Titles

Preceded by:
Gerontius Took
27th Thain of The Shire
S.R. 1320 - 1330
Followed by:
Isumbras Took IV