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Ferumbras Took II

Ferumbras Took II
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1101
RuleS.R. 1159 - 1201
DeathS.R. 1201 (aged 100)
ParentageIsumbras Took III
Physical Description

Ferumbras Took II was a Thain of the Shire.

[edit] History

Ferumbras was the oldest son of Thain Isumbras III, though in fame he was outshone by his younger brother, Bandobras, who moved to the Northfarthing and won the Battle of Greenfields. Ferumbras instead became Thain, and was succeeded in turn by his son Fortinbras.[1]

[edit] Etymology

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


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
Ferumbras Took II
Took Family
Born: S.R. 1101 Died: S.R. 1201
Preceded by:
Isumbras III
24th Thain of The Shire
S.R. 1159 - 1201
Followed by:
Fortinbras I