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Dates
Location
On the Bywater Road, between the East Road and Bywater in the Shire's Westfarthing
Race
Fought between Hobbits and Men
Culture
Settlements
Bywater was the closest village to the battle
Meaning
'Bywater' means simply 'by the Water'

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Battle of Bywater

The last battle of the War of the Ring

The confrontation that took place between the Shire-hobbits and Sharkey's invading ruffians. Under the leadership of Peregrin Took, Meriadoc Brandybuck and Tolman Cotton, the hobbits succeeded in trapping Sharkey's Men between the high banks of the Bywater Road, and managed to defeat them.


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  • Updated 26 July 2017
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