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Adelard Took

Adelard Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1328
DeathS.R. 1423 (aged 95)
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageFlambard Took
ChildrenReginard Took, Everard Took
Physical Description
GenderMale

Adelard Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Adelard was the son of Flambard Took, and had five children; three daughters and two sons. His sons were Reginard and Everard. They were all present at Bilbo's Farewell Party in S.R. 1401.[1] The next morning, he received an umbrella as a parting gift from Bilbo.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Adelard (lit. noble-hard) comes from a Teutonic word meaning "resolute" or "courageous".

[edit] Portrayal in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Adelard Took is a librarian in Tuckborough.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"