Gerontius Took, often referred to as the Old Took, is a character who appears in The Hobbit.

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Gerontius was the only son of Fortinbras Took I. Gerontius married Adamanta Chubb and had twelve children with her: Isengrim, Hildigard, Isumbras, Hildigrim, Isembold, Hildifons, Isembard, Hildibrand, Belladonna, Donnamira, Mirabella and Isengar During his 103rd birthday, his grandson Bilbo Baggins met The Old Took's friend, Gandalf


  • Fortinbras Took I (father)
  • Adamanta Chubb (wife)
  • Isengrim Took (son)
  • Hildigard Took (daughter)
  • Isumbras Took (son)
  • Hildigrim Took (son)
  • Isembold Took (son)
  • Hildifons Took (son)
  • Isembard Took (son)
  • Hildibrand Took (son)
  • Belladonna Took (daughter)
  • Bungo Baggins (son-in-law)
  • Bilbo Baggins (grandson)
  • Donnamira Took (daughter)
  • Mirabella Took (daughter)
  • Primula Brandybuck (granddaughter)
  • Merry Brandybuck (great-great-grandson)
  • Isengar Took (son)

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