Took Family

 / Took
   Name of a family of Hobbits in the Westfarthing of the Shire.
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   Hereditary Thains of the Shire.
   An old family of the Shire, who farmed the lands around Tuckborough in the Westfarthing. The head of the Took family was the hereditary Thain of the Shire from the time of Isumbras I.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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