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Óin (King of Durin's Folk)

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'''Óin''' was King of [[Durin's line]], successor to [[Glóin son of Thorin I|Glóin]]. In his time, the [[Dwarves]] of [[Durin's folk]] still dwelt in the [[Grey Mountains]] of the north. In the later years of his reign, the [[Shadow]] returned to [[Dol Guldur]] in [[Mirkwood]], and [[Orcs]] and other evil things began to multiply in the northern mountains. In Óin's last years, the Orcs plundered [[Moria]], which was then deserted, and took it to dwell in. This was but the first of the calamities that were to befall the [[House of Durin]] over the coming centuries.
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''(See also [[Óin son of Gróin]], a member of [[Thorin and Company]])''
  
Óin was 250 years old when he died, having reigned as King for 103 of those years. He was succeeded by his son [[Náin]], who became King [[Náin II]].
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'''Óin''' ([[Third Age]] 2238 – 2488, lived 250 years) was King of [[Durin's line]] who reigned for 103 years, from Third Age 2385 – 2488. He was the successor to [[Glóin son of Thorin I]]. In his time, the [[Dwarves]] of [[Durin's folk]] still dwelt in the [[Grey Mountains]] of the north. In the later years of his reign, the [[Shadow]] returned to [[Dol Guldur]] in [[Mirkwood]], and [[Orcs]] and began to spread again in the [[Misty Mountains]]. In Óin's last years, Orcs plundered [[Moria]], which was then deserted, and took it as their own. Óin was succeeded by his son Náin, who became King [[Náin II]].
  
 
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(See also Óin son of Gróin, a member of Thorin and Company)

Óin (Third Age 2238 – 2488, lived 250 years) was King of Durin's line who reigned for 103 years, from Third Age 2385 – 2488. He was the successor to Glóin son of Thorin I. In his time, the Dwarves of Durin's folk still dwelt in the Grey Mountains of the north. In the later years of his reign, the Shadow returned to Dol Guldur in Mirkwood, and Orcs and began to spread again in the Misty Mountains. In Óin's last years, Orcs plundered Moria, which was then deserted, and took it as their own. Óin was succeeded by his son Náin, who became King Náin II.