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The '''Watch''' was responsible for maintaining the peace in [[the Shire]]. It consisted of the [[Shirriffs]], a roughly twelve-strong police force responsible for 'Internal Work', and the [[Bounders]], a larger body that guarded the borders of the Shire. The head of the Watch was the [[First Shirriff]], a post attached to that of the [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].
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The '''Watch''' was responsible for maintaining the peace in [[the Shire]]. It consisted of the [[Shirriffs]], a police force of twelve hobbits responsible for 'Internal Work', and the [[Bounders]], a larger body that guarded the borders of the Shire. The head of the Watch was the [[First Shirriff]], a post attached to that of the [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].
  
 
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Revision as of 17:33, 1 September 2010

The Watch was responsible for maintaining the peace in the Shire. It consisted of the Shirriffs, a police force of twelve hobbits responsible for 'Internal Work', and the Bounders, a larger body that guarded the borders of the Shire. The head of the Watch was the First Shirriff, a post attached to that of the Mayor of Michel Delving.

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