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Faramir Took I

Faramir Took I
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1430
Rulefrom S.R. 1484
ParentagePeregrin Took and Diamond of Long Cleeve
SpouseGoldilocks Gardner
Physical Description

Faramir Took I was the thirty-third Thain of the Shire, the twentieth of the Took line.

[edit] History

Faramir was the son of Thain Peregrin Took I and Diamond of Long Cleeve.[1] He was named after Faramir, the Prince of Ithilien in Gondor far South, a good friend of his father. In S.R. 1463 he married Goldilocks Gardner, the third daughter of Samwise Gamgee. He succeeded his father when Peregrin relocated to Gondor in S.R. 1484.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Faramir is a Sindarin name Meaning 'jewel hunter', Faramir I was named after Faramir who Pippin Took, Faramir I's father saved.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
Faramir Took I
Took Family
Born: S.R. 1430
Preceded by:
Peregrin Took
33rd Thain of The Shire
S.R. 1484 - unknown

Thains of the Shire
1. Bucca of the Marish · 2-11. unknown · 12. Gorhendad Oldbuck · 13. Isumbras I · 14-21. unknown (includes: Isengrim I · Ferumbras I · Paladin I · Isumbras II) · 22. Isengrim II · 23. Isumbras III · 24. Ferumbras II · 25. Fortinbras I · 26. Gerontius · 27. Isengrim III · 28. Isumbras IV · 29. Fortinbras II · 30. Ferumbras III · 31. Paladin II · 32. Peregrin I · 33. Faramir I