Durin's Folk

   The clan of the Longbeards.
   The Dwarves descended from Durin the Deathless, eldest of the seven Fathers of the Dwarves. Almost all of the Dwarves that appear in Tolkien's works are of this Folk.

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

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  • Durin VI —  / Durin    Doomed King of Khazad dûm.    A descendant of Durin the Deathless, Durin VI was the King of Durin s Folk when the Balrog was awoken in Khazad dûm. The Balrog s name, Durin s Bane, comes from this King, who was one of the first to be… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Durin VII —  / Durin    The last descendant of Durin to bear his name.    The last of the seven Durins appears once in Appendix A to The Lord of the Rings, as an undated descendant of Thorin III. As such, we know almost nothing of him apart from the bare… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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  • 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

  • Dwarves of Khazad-dûm —    Durin s Folk in their ancient home.    The Dwarves of Durin s Folk who mined and worked mithril for long ages in the halls of Khazad dûm, and who had the friendship of the Elves of Eregion during the Second Age …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • List of Middle-earth Dwarves — This is a list of Dwarves from J. R. R. Tolkien s fictional universe of Middle earth. Contents 1 A 1.1 Azaghâl 2 …   Wikipedia

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