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2 Yule

2 Yule was the first day in the Shire Calendar, marking the beginning of the year.[1] On a modern calendar, it would correspond to 22 December. Due to the Shire-reform the Yuledays always fell on the same days of the week. 2 Yule was always a Sterday (Saturday).[2]

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  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"