|Titles||King of Dale|
|Rule||T.A. 2977 - 3007|
|Death||T.A. 3007 |
Bain was the King of Dale, the second of the restored line.
Bain was the son of Bard the Bowman, and succeeded his father in T.A. 2977. He ruled in the lands south of the Lonely Mountain for thirty years, during which Balin and a group of Dwarves left Erebor to retake Moria.
 Portrayals in adaptations
2012-14: The Hobbit (film series):
- While in canon there is no mention about Bain's birth year, and there is nothing to indicate that he was alive during the events of The Hobbit, in the films Bain is already in his early teens. He has two sisters (Sigrid and Tilda) and he is played by John Bell.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
- ↑ Jim Allan, An Introduction to Elvish, "The Giving of Names", p. 127
- ↑ Evie Bowman, "EXCLUSIVE! Q&A WITH HOBBIT ACTOR JOHN BELL" dated 03 July 2012, Middle-earth Network News (accessed 02 July 2013)
|King of Dale|
T.A. 2977 – 3007