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'''The Roll''' was a list of names created by [[Hobbits]] following the [[Battle of Bywater]]. The Roll contains all those hobbits who fought in the Battle of Bywater, with Captains [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]] appearing at the top of the list. In latter years the Roll was learned by heart by Shire-historians, and the rise of fame and fortune of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] dates from this time.<ref>{{RK|VI8}}</ref>
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'''The Roll''' was a list of names created by [[Hobbits]] following the [[Battle of Bywater]]. The Roll contained all those hobbits who fought in the Battle of Bywater, with Captains [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]] appearing at the top of the list. In latter years the Roll was learned by heart by Shire-historians, and the rise of fame and fortune of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] dates from this time.<ref>{{RK|VI8}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:54, 24 April 2013

The Roll
LocationThe Shire
MakerHobbits

The Roll was a list of names created by Hobbits following the Battle of Bywater. The Roll contained all those hobbits who fought in the Battle of Bywater, with Captains Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took appearing at the top of the list. In latter years the Roll was learned by heart by Shire-historians, and the rise of fame and fortune of the Cottons dates from this time.[1]

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