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Banner of Lake-town

Type: Heraldry

Description:

The flag of Esgaroth:
The next morning early a company of spearmen was seen crossing the river, and marching up the valley. They bore with them the green banner of the Elvenking and the blue banner of the Lake, and they advanced until they stood right before the wall at the Gate....

The Hobbit, Ch 15, The Gathering of Clouds

[The] banner-bearers returned, and trumpeters stood forth and blew a blast:

'In the name of Esgaroth and the Forest,' one cried, 'we speak unto Thorin Thrain's son Oakenshield, calling himself the King under the Mountain....'

The Hobbit, Ch 15, The Gathering of Clouds

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 7Sep04

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