Eglantine Banks was born in 2944 3A, and married Paladin Took. Eglantine was the mother four children: Pearl (2975 3A), Pimpernel (2977 3A), Pervinca (January 2, 2979 3A), and Perergrin (2980 3A). Eglantine was among that participated in the Battle of Bywater against the Ruffians when Gandalf arrived to put an end to Bill Ruffin's rule. She was able to guide her children to safety during the battle and fought against several Ruffians with a knife. She and her family attended the Bilbo's Farewell Birthday Party on September 12, 3001 3A.
When she learned that her son Pippin was in Rivendell and travelled with the Fellowship of the Ring to destroy the One Ring, Eglantine and her family joined the Shire Company under the command of Will Whitfoot. She fought alongside her husband in the Battle of Pelennor Fields and reunited with her son Pippin back in Minas Tirith. She was very proud how brave he was and would fight alongside him in the final battle. She was very sad of the lost of Pimpernel and Pervinca who were both killed in the battle. Along with her daughter, son, and husband, they attended the coronation of Aragorn. Eglantine lived throughout the Fourth Age and passed away in the year 13 4A.