This article refers to the Faramir of the Shire. For other namesakes, see Faramir (disambiguation).

Faramir Took was a Hobbit of the Shire and the son of Peregrin Took and Diamond of Long Cleeve, and the thirty-third Thain of the Shire.


Faramir was born in FO 10 (SR 1430) and he later married Goldilocks Gardner, the third daughter of Samwise Gamgee and Rosie Cotton in FO 42 (SR 1463). He became Thain of the Shire in FO 63 (SR 1484) after when his father and Meriadoc Brandybuck left for Edoras and Gondor in FO 63 (SR 1484). Pippin named Faramir Took after Faramir, brother of Boromir.[1][2] Faramir Took died in FO 112.

Thain of the Shire
Preceded by
Peregrin Took
Faramir Took I Succeeded by



  1. The Lord of the Rings: Appendix C
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

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