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1 Yule

1 Yule was the last day in the Shire Calendar, marking the end of the year.[1] On a modern calendar, it would correspond to 21 December. Due to the Shire-reform the Yuledays always fell on the same days of the week. 1 Yule was always a Highday (Friday).[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Shire Calendar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"