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The '''Blacklocks''' were one of the seven houses of the [[Dwarves]] that dwelt in the mountains of the [[East]]. They were paired with the [[Stonefoots]].<ref>{{PM|X}}, pp. 301, 322 (note 24)</ref>
 
The '''Blacklocks''' were one of the seven houses of the [[Dwarves]] that dwelt in the mountains of the [[East]]. They were paired with the [[Stonefoots]].<ref>{{PM|X}}, pp. 301, 322 (note 24)</ref>
  
It is possible that they sent aid to help [[Durin's folk]] in the [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]].{{fact}}
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It is possible that the Blacklocks were among the "''Houses of other Fathers''" who sent troops to help [[Durin's folk]] in the [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]].<ref>{{App|A3}}</ref>
 
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File:Blacklock dwarf.png
A Blacklock dwarf by Daniel Falconer

The Blacklocks were one of the seven houses of the Dwarves that dwelt in the mountains of the East. They were paired with the Stonefoots.[1]

It is possible that the Blacklocks were among the "Houses of other Fathers" who sent troops to help Durin's folk in the War of the Dwarves and Orcs.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", pp. 301, 322 (note 24)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
Dwarven Clans
Longbeards Firebeards Broadbeams Ironfists
Stiffbeards Blacklocks Stonefoots Petty-dwarves