Hildifons Took

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Hildifons Took
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1244
ParentageGerontius Took and Adamanta Chubb
SiblingsIsengrim, Hildigard, Isumbras, Hildigrim, Isembold, Isembard, Hildibrand, Belladonna, Donnamira, Mirabella and Isengar
Physical Description

Hildifons Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit | edit source]

Hildifons was the sixth of the twelve children of the Old Took. He went on a journey outside the Shire and never returned.[1] When Bilbo Baggins was young he used to pester Gandalf for information about Hobbits who had "gone off", such as his uncle Hildifons.[2]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name contains hild "battle" and fons "ready".[3]