The Council of Moffs was a collective body of Moffs of the Galactic Empire. It was created by Galactic Emperor Sheev Palpatine following the execution of the traitorous Vice Admiral Dodd Rancit, head of the Naval Intelligence Agency, in 14 BBY.
Notes and references
- "Emperor Palpatine" – Star Wars Encyclopedia
- The events of Tarkin take place five years after the rise of the Galactic Empire, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 19 BBY. Therefore, Tarkin must be set in 14 BBY. "Emperor Palpatine" – Star Wars Encyclopedia states that the Council of Moffs was formed following the death of Dodd Rancit.