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Ferumbras Took II

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Ferumbras Took II
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1101
RuleS.R. 1159 - 1201
DeathS.R. 1201 (aged 100)
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageIsumbras Took III
SiblingsBandobras
ChildrenFortinbras
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ferumbras Took II was a Thain of the Shire.

History

Ferumbras was the oldest son of Thain Isumbras III, though in fame he was outshone by his younger brother, Bandobras, who moved to the Northfarthing and won the Battle of Greenfields. Ferumbras instead became Thain, and was succeeded in turn by his son Fortinbras.[1]

Etymology

Ferumbras is a name from the legends of Roland, a corruption of Frankish fier à bras, "brave arm".

References

Ferumbras Took II
Took Family
Born: S.R. 1101 Died: S.R. 1201
Preceded by:
Isumbras III
24th Thain of The Shire
S.R. 1159 - 1201
Followed by:
Fortinbras I


Thains of the Shire
Bucca of the Marish (from S.R. 379) · 10 unknown Oldbucks · Gorhendad Oldbuck (until S.R. 740) · Isumbras I (from S.R. 740) · 8 unknown Tooks (includes: Isengrim I · Ferumbras I · Paladin I · Isumbras II) · Isengrim II (S.R. 1083 - 1122) · Isumbras III (1122 - 1159) · Ferumbras II (1159 - 1201) · Fortinbras I (1201 - 1248) · Gerontius (1248 - 1320) · Isengrim III (1320 - 1330) · Isumbras IV (1330 - 1339) · Fortinbras II (1339 - 1380) · Ferumbras III (1380 - 1415) · Paladin II (1415 - 1434) · Peregrin I (1434 - 1484) · Faramir I (from 1484)