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Passed through Woody End in the Shire on 22 September III 3021; set out from the Grey Havens on 29 September
Travelling westwards from (presumably) Rivendell through the Shire to the Grey Havens
Two Elves and a Wizard


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Last Riding of the Keepers

The journey to the White Ship

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The riding of the Three Keepers westward through the Shire to the Grey Havens, from where they set sail into the West, never to return to Middle-earth. The Keepers were Elrond, Galadriel and Gandalf, and they were joined on their White Ship by the two famous hobbit Ring-bearers, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins.

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