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First Shirriff

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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]

See Also

References

  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".