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Last Riding of the Keepers

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The riding of the [[Three Keepers]] westward through the [[Shire]] to the [[Grey Havens]], from where they set sail into the [[West]], never to return to [[Middle-earth]]. The Keepers were [[Elrond]], [[Galadriel]] and [[Gandalf]], and they were joined on their [[White Ship]] by the two famous hobbit Ring-bearers, [[Bilbo]] and [[Frodo Baggins]].
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'''The Last Riding of the Keepers of the Rings''' was the procession of [[Elrond]], [[Galadriel]], [[Bilbo Baggins]], and other [[High Elves]] that rode westward to the [[Grey Havens]]<ref name="Grey">{{RK|VI9}}</ref> in [[September]] {{TA|3021}}. On [[22 September]] [[Frodo Baggins]] and [[Samwise Gamgee]] joined them in the [[Woody End]] of [[the Shire]] and on [[29 September]] the Riding came to the Grey Havens<ref>{{App|Chief}}</ref> where they found [[Gandalf]].  All of the riders save Sam then boarded a [[White Ship]].  At that time [[Peregrin Took]] and [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] arrived and after the ship had sailed the three friends returned to the Shire.  Those aboard the ship sailed to [[Aman]] and never returned to [[Middle-earth]].<ref name="Grey"/>
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Revision as of 00:47, 22 August 2012

The Last Riding of the Keepers of the Rings was the procession of Elrond, Galadriel, Bilbo Baggins, and other High Elves that rode westward to the Grey Havens[1] in September T.A. 3021. On 22 September Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee joined them in the Woody End of the Shire and on 29 September the Riding came to the Grey Havens[2] where they found Gandalf. All of the riders save Sam then boarded a White Ship. At that time Peregrin Took and Meriadoc Brandybuck arrived and after the ship had sailed the three friends returned to the Shire. Those aboard the ship sailed to Aman and never returned to Middle-earth.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age"