Elessar decrees the Shire off-limits to Men
Event Type: Political
Age: 4th Age
... King Elessar issues an edict that Men are not to enter the Shire, and he makes it a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring
Elena Tiriel 7Nov07