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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]] in 1452 Shire-Reckoning, thirty-three 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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'''Warden of Westmarch''' was a title granted by [[Thain]] [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin I]], to [[Fastred of Greenholm]] in [[Fourth Age 35]].
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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]]. They held the heirloom of the [[Red Book]].
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It is unknown if the Warden was just a title, or also had any offices of responsibilities.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:40, 21 January 2009

Warden of Westmarch was a title granted by Thain Peregrin I, to Fastred of Greenholm in Fourth Age 35.

The title was hereditary, passed by Fastred to his son Elfstan Fairbairn, and associated from then on with the Fairbairns of the Towers. They held the heirloom of the Red Book.

It is unknown if the Warden was just a title, or also had any offices of responsibilities.