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Isumbras Took I

Location(s):
Great Smials

Race/Species: Hobbit

Title(s):
the Took
13th Thain of the Shire

Dates:
around 2340 III

Description:

Isumbras Took I is the 13th Thain of the Shire:
2340
Isumbras I becomes thirteenth Thain, and first of the Took line....

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

It is true that the Took family had long been pre-eminent; for the office of Thain had passed to them (from the Oldbucks) 1 some centuries before, and the chief Took had borne that title ever since.

The Lord of the Rings, Prologue, Of the Ordering of the Shire


Notes
1The first Shire-thain was one Bucca of the Marish, from whom the Oldbucks 2 claimed descent. He became Thain in... 1979....

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur: The North-kingdom and the Dúnedain

2Gorhendad Oldbuck of the Marish... changed the family name to Brandybuck.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, Family Trees

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 15Sep06, 14Mar10

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