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The '''First Shirriff''' of [[the Shire]] was the head of the [[Watch]]. The office was attached to the [[Mayor of Michel Delving|Mayoralty of Michel Delving]].<ref name="Ordering">{{FR|Prologue}}: ''Of the Ordering of the Shire''.</ref>
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The '''First Shirriff''' of [[the Shire]] was the head of the [[Watch]]. The office was attached to the [[Mayor of Michel Delving|Mayoralty of Michel Delving]].<ref name="Ordering">{{FR|Ordering}}</ref>
  
When [[Lotho Sackville-Baggins]] briefly seized control of the Shire during the [[War of the Ring]] he called himself the [[Chief Shirriff]].<ref name="Scouring">{{RK|VI8}}.</ref>
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When [[Lotho Sackville-Baggins]] briefly seized control of the Shire during the [[War of the Ring]] he called himself the [[Chief Shirriff]].<ref name="Scouring">{{RK|VI8}}</ref>
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
* [[Postmaster]]
 
* [[Postmaster]]
 
 
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[[Category:Hobbitish Titles]]
 
[[Category:Hobbitish Titles]]

Latest revision as of 05:25, 11 June 2011

The First Shirriff of the Shire was the head of the Watch. The office was attached to the Mayoralty of Michel Delving.[1]

When Lotho Sackville-Baggins briefly seized control of the Shire during the War of the Ring he called himself the Chief Shirriff.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Of the Ordering of the Shire"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Scouring of the Shire"