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Battle of Greenfields

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The '''Battle of Greenfields''' was a battle fought in [[Greenfields]] in the [[Shire|Shire's]] [[Northfarthing]] in the year III 2747, the only battle to be fought within the borders of the [[Shire]] before the [[War of the Ring]]. An invading band of [[Orcs]] from [[Mount Gram]] were led into the [[Shire]] by their chief [[Golfimbul]]; they were defeated, and [[Golfimbul]] was slain, by [[Bandobras Took]], otherwise known as '[[Bullroarer]]'.  
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The '''Battle of Greenfields''' was a battle fought in [[Greenfields]] in the [[Shire|Shire's]] [[Northfarthing]] in the year III 2747, the only battle to be fought within the borders of the [[Shire]] before the [[War of the Ring]]. An invading band of [[Orcs]] from [[Mount Gram]] were led into the [[Shire]] by their chief [[Golfimbul]]; they were defeated, and [[Golfimbul]] was slain, by [[Bandobras Took]], otherwise known as '[[Bullroarer]]'.
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In [[The Hobbit]] the name of the battle differs a bit from this version in [[The Lord of the Rings]], being the ''Battle of the Green Fields''.
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Revision as of 19:46, 6 July 2007

The Battle of Greenfields was a battle fought in Greenfields in the Shire's Northfarthing in the year III 2747, the only battle to be fought within the borders of the Shire before the War of the Ring. An invading band of Orcs from Mount Gram were led into the Shire by their chief Golfimbul; they were defeated, and Golfimbul was slain, by Bandobras Took, otherwise known as 'Bullroarer'.

In The Hobbit the name of the battle differs a bit from this version in The Lord of the Rings, being the Battle of the Green Fields.