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Southern Fiefs

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==Southern fiefs==
 
==Southern fiefs==
In Gondor, the Fiefs provided much of [[Minas Tirith|Minas Tirith]]'s needs: [[fish]] from the [[Ethir Anduin|Ethir]], [[:Category:Flowers|flowers]] from [[Lossarnach]], and at earlier times, stone from [[Anórien]]. The fiefs also provided skilled soldiers. In the late [[Third Age]], during the [[War of the Ring]], only the Southern Fiefs remained, with Anórien deserted and [[Ithilien]] overrun.  
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In Gondor, the Fiefs provided much of [[Minas Tirith]]'s needs: [[fish]] from the [[Ethir Anduin|Ethir]], [[:Category:Flowers|flowers]] from [[Lossarnach]], and at earlier times, stone from [[Anórien]]. The fiefs also provided skilled soldiers. In the late [[Third Age]], during the [[War of the Ring]], only the Southern Fiefs remained, with Anórien deserted and [[Ithilien]] overrun.  
  
 
The Southern Fiefs were:
 
The Southern Fiefs were:

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Southern Fiefs
Physical Description
TypeVassals to Gondor
LocationSouth West Gondor
InhabitantsNúmenórean, Pre-Númenórean
DescriptionCoastlands south of the White Mountains
General Information
ReferencesThe Return of the King


The Southern Fiefs were the provinces of Gondor.

Fiefs

A fiefdom is, in feudalism, a piece of inheritable land given to a vassal. The vassal returned this gift with (military) allegiance, revenue, or both.

Southern fiefs

In Gondor, the Fiefs provided much of Minas Tirith's needs: fish from the Ethir, flowers from Lossarnach, and at earlier times, stone from Anórien. The fiefs also provided skilled soldiers. In the late Third Age, during the War of the Ring, only the Southern Fiefs remained, with Anórien deserted and Ithilien overrun.

The Southern Fiefs were:

References