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The land around the [[Bree-hill]], the chief township of which was [[Bree]] itself, but which also comprised the villages of [[Staddle]], Combe and Archet.
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[[Image:Matěj Čadil - Bree-land.jpg|thumb|''Bree-land'' by [[Matěj Čadil]]]]
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The tem '''Bree-land''' referred to the land around the [[Bree-hill]], the chief township of which was [[Bree]] itself, but which also comprised the villages of [[Staddle]], [[Combe]] and [[Archet]].<ref>{{FR|I9}}</ref>
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==History==
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The area was settled in the [[Second Age]] by [[Men]] from [[Dunland]]. Surviving the wars and chaos of that time, it became part of the kingdoms of [[Arnor]] then [[Arthedain]] and then maintained a certain independence with the unknowing protection of the [[Rangers of the North]]. After the [[War of the Ring]], Bree-land became part of the [[Reunited Kingdom]].
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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[[File:Map - Bree-Land.jpg|thumb|300px|Map of Bree-land from''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'']]
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'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
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:Bree-land is a major region, that covers a large area: from [[Buckland]] in the far west to the [[Weather Hills]] to the far east. [[Old Forest]], [[Barrow-downs]], [[Midgewater Marshes]] and  [[Chetwood]] are all included within its boundaries.
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Revision as of 11:12, 9 May 2012

Bree-land by Matěj Čadil

The tem Bree-land referred to the land around the Bree-hill, the chief township of which was Bree itself, but which also comprised the villages of Staddle, Combe and Archet.[1]

History

The area was settled in the Second Age by Men from Dunland. Surviving the wars and chaos of that time, it became part of the kingdoms of Arnor then Arthedain and then maintained a certain independence with the unknowing protection of the Rangers of the North. After the War of the Ring, Bree-land became part of the Reunited Kingdom.

Portrayal in adaptations

Map of Bree-land fromThe Lord of the Rings Online

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Bree-land is a major region, that covers a large area: from Buckland in the far west to the Weather Hills to the far east. Old Forest, Barrow-downs, Midgewater Marshes and Chetwood are all included within its boundaries.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"