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Óin (King of Durin's Folk)

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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 a King of Durin's folk who reigned for 103 years, from Third Age 2385 until his death. 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. 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.

Genealogy

    Glóin
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     ÓIN 
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   Náin II

Preceded by:
Glóin
King of Durin's Folk
III 2385 – 2488
Followed by:
Náin II