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Pimpernel Took

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The second child of [[Thain]] [[Paladin Took II]] and [[Eglantine Banks]]; sister to [[Peregrin Took]] of the [[Company of the Ring]]. She was born in 1379 S.R.
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| image=[[File:Gregor Roffalski - Paladin's Daughters.jpg|250px]]<br/><small>[[Pervinca Took|<font color="white">Pervinca</font>]], Pimpernel and [[Pearl Took|<font color="white">Pearl</font>]]</small>
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}}'''Pimpernel Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Pimpernel was the second child of [[Thain]] [[Paladin Took II]] and [[Eglantine Banks]].<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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[[wikipedia:Anagallis|Pimpernel]] is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin ''pimpernella'' meaning "little pepper".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Revision as of 17:50, 18 May 2013

Gregor Roffalski - Paladin's Daughters.jpg
Pervinca, Pimpernel and Pearl
Pimpernel Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1379
Family
FamilyTook
ParentagePaladin Took II and Eglantine Banks
SiblingsPearl, Pervinca and Peregrin
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Pimpernel Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Pimpernel was the second child of Thain Paladin Took II and Eglantine Banks.[1]

Etymology

Pimpernel is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin pimpernella meaning "little pepper".[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"