House of Durin

   Most noble of all Dwarvish lines.
   The line of the descendants of Durin the Deathless, hereditary Dwarvenkings of Durin's Folk. Thrór, Thráin II and Thorin II Oakenshield were all descended from this House.

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

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