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A range of chalk downs in the western regions of the [[Shire]]; [[Michel Delving]], the chief town of the Shire, was built (and burrowed) there.
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The '''White Downs''' were range of chalk downs in the [[Westfarthing]] of [[the Shire]][[Michel Delving]], the chief town of the Shire, was located there.<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>  Every seven years the [[Free Fair]] was held on the White Downs at [[Lithe]], during which the [[Mayor of Michel Delving]] was elected.<ref>{{FR|Ordering}}</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 06:17, 22 June 2011

White Downs
Physical Description
TypeHills
LocationCentral Eriador, east of the Tower Hills
RealmsThe Shire
InhabitantsHobbits
DescriptionA range of chalk hills
General Information
EventsFree Fair every seven years

The White Downs were range of chalk downs in the Westfarthing of the Shire. Michel Delving, the chief town of the Shire, was located there.[1] Every seven years the Free Fair was held on the White Downs at Lithe, during which the Mayor of Michel Delving was elected.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Of the Ordering of the Shire"