Known Family MembersEdit
- Eglantine Banks: the mother of Peregrin Took
- Willie Banks: a hobbit from Bree, who was killed in the Battle of Bywater who attacked Bree early in TA 3019.
The name banks is topographical, referring to "steep slopes or hill-sides".
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C: Family Trees, Took of Great Smials
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Six, Chapter VII: "Homeward Bound"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 753