Isumbras Took I was a Hobbit of the Shire and the thirteenth Thain of the Shire, the first of the Took line.[1]


Isumbras Took was born sometime before TA 2340 (SR 740).[1] He succeeded Gorhendad Brandybuck as Thain of the Shire. He was succeeded by an unknown Took. It was unknown whether had married and had children. Afterwards, the Thainship was held by the Tooks of the Great Smials.[2]

Thain of the Shire
Preceded by
Gorhendad Brandybuck
Isumbras Took I Succeeded by
Unknown, eventually Isengrim Took II
TA 2340 - ?


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands), "The Third Age"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

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