Battle of Greenfields

   Bandobras Took's defeat of invading Orcs.
   A battle fought in the Shire's Northfarthing in the year III 2747, the only battle to be fought within the borders of the Shire before the War of the Ring. An invading band of Orcs from Mount Gram were led into the Shire by their chief Golfimbul; they were defeated, and Golfimbul was slain, by Bandobras Took, otherwise known as 'Bullroarer'.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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