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Ferumbras Took I

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Ferumbras Took I
Hobbit
Biographical Information
TitlesThain of the Shire
LocationThe Shire
Birthbetween S.R. 1 and S.R. 1101
Deathbetween S.R. 1 and S.R. 1101
Family
FamilyTook
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ferumbras Took I was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Ferumbras presumably lived in the first millennium of the Shire-Reckoning during which he became Thain, sometime after Isumbras I.

No record of his name exists, but Ferumbras II, the twelfth Thain, was named after him.[1]

Etymology

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

References

  1. The existence of this character is deduced from the ordinals in J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
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)