Isengrim II begins excavating Great Smials
Event Type: General
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
Isengrim Took II becomes... Thain and begins the excavation of Great Smials.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
The houses and the holes of Shire-hobbits were often large, and inhabited by large families.... Sometimes, as in the case of the Tooks of Great Smials, or the Brandybucks of Brandy Hall, many generations of relatives lived in (comparative) peace together in one ancestral and many-tunnelled mansion.
The Lord of the Rings, Prologue, Concerning Hobbits
Elena Tiriel 30Oct06