Paladin was Peregrin Took's father. He was born in TA 1333, and died in TA 1434.

He married Eglantine Banks and they had four children: Pearl Took, Pimpernel Took, Pervinca Took, and Peregrin Took. Peregrin, or Pippin, was the only boy and after his father's death, he inherited the title of Thain of the Shire.
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