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Warden of Westmarch

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The [[Westmarch]], the land between the [[Tower Hills]] and the [[Far Downs]], was added to the [[Shire]] some years after the [[War of the Ring]]. Its first Warden, appointed by [[Thain]] [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin]], was [[Fastred of Greenholm]]. The title was hereditary, passed by Fastred to his son [[Elfstan Fairbairn]], and associated from then on with the [[Fairbairn Family|Fairbairns of the Towers]].
 
The [[Westmarch]], the land between the [[Tower Hills]] and the [[Far Downs]], was added to the [[Shire]] some years after the [[War of the Ring]]. Its first Warden, appointed by [[Thain]] [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin]], was [[Fastred of Greenholm]]. The title was hereditary, passed by Fastred to his son [[Elfstan Fairbairn]], and associated from then on with the [[Fairbairn Family|Fairbairns of the Towers]].
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Revision as of 10:12, 23 September 2007

The Westmarch, the land between the Tower Hills and the Far Downs, was added to the Shire some years after the War of the Ring. Its first Warden, appointed by Thain Peregrin, was Fastred of Greenholm. The title was hereditary, passed by Fastred to his son Elfstan Fairbairn, and associated from then on with the Fairbairns of the Towers.