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[[File:Ben Wootten - Broadbeam dwarf.png|thumb|A Broadbeam dwarf by Ben Wootten]]
 
[[File:Ben Wootten - Broadbeam dwarf.png|thumb|A Broadbeam dwarf by Ben Wootten]]
The '''Broadbeams''' were one of the seven houses of the [[Dwarves]]. The ancestor of the Broadbeams was among the oldest (together with the ancestors of the [[Firebeards]] and [[Longbeards]]) of the Seven Ancestors of the Dwarves.<ref>{{PM|Dwarves}}, p. 301</ref>
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The '''Broadbeams''' were one of the seven houses of the [[Dwarves]]. They were originally paired with the [[Firebeards]]. The ancestor of the Broadbeams was among the oldest (together with the ancestors of the [[Firebeards]] and [[Longbeards]]) of the Seven Ancestors of the Dwarves.<ref>{{PM|Dwarves}}, p. 301</ref>
  
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==

Revision as of 18:24, 30 August 2012

A Broadbeam dwarf by Ben Wootten

The Broadbeams were one of the seven houses of the Dwarves. They were originally paired with the Firebeards. The ancestor of the Broadbeams was among the oldest (together with the ancestors of the Firebeards and Longbeards) of the Seven Ancestors of the Dwarves.[1]

Portrayal in adaptations

2002-5: The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game:

The House corresponding to the Broadbeams is called Linnar's Folk, said to reside mainly in the Iron Hills during the late Third Age.[2]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", p. 301
  2. Mike Mearls, Chris Seeman (2003), Moria
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