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'''Dís''' (born [[Third Age]] 2760) was a female [[Dwarves|Dwarf]] of the royal line of [[Durin's folk]]. She was the daughter of King [[Thráin II]] and sister of [[Thorin Oakenshield]] and [[Frerin]]. Like her brothers she was born in [[Lonely Mountain]] and was driven into exile in 2770 when the [[Dragons|dragon]] [[Smaug]] sacked the kingdom. She was the mother of [[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]], and the only dwarf-woman ever named by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]].
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'''Dís''' (born [[Third Age]] 2760) was a female [[Dwarves|Dwarf]] of the royal line of [[Durin's folk]].
  
Female Dwarves are rarely seen, making up about a third of the population of Dwarves, and seldom are seen by others. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.
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==History==
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Dís was the daughter of King [[Thráin II]] and sister of [[Thorin Oakenshield]] and [[Frerin]]. Like her brothers she was born in [[Lonely Mountain]] and was driven into exile in 2770 when the [[Dragons|dragon]] [[Smaug]] sacked the kingdom. She was the mother of [[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]]
  
== Genealogy ==
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Female Dwarves were rarely seen, making up about a third of the population of Dwarves, and seldom are seen by others. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.<ref>{{App|Durin}}</ref>
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree | | | | | | | | | DAI | | | | | | |DAI=[[Dáin I]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | THR | | FRO | | | | GRO |THR=[[Thrór]]|FRO=[[Frór]]|GRO=[[Grór]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | |!| | | | | | | | | |!| |}}
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{{familytree | | | | | THN | | | | | | | | NAI |THN=[[Thráin II]]|NAI=[[Náin son of Grór|Náin]]}}
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{{familytree | THO | | FRE | | DIS | | | | DII |THO=[[Thorin Oakenshield]]|FRE=[[Frerin]]|DIS='''DÍS'''|DII=[[Dáin Ironfoot|Dáin Ironfoot]]}}
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{{familytree | | | | | | | FIL | | KIL | | TH3 |FIL=[[Fíli]]|KIL=[[Kíli]]|TH3=[[Thorin Stonehelm|Thorin III Stonehelm]] }}
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{{references}}
  
          [[Thráin II]]
 
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      ________|__________
 
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  [[Thorin Oakenshield|Thorin II]]    [[Frerin]]    '''DÍS'''
 
[[Thorin Oakenshield|Oakenshield]]              |
 
                      ___|___
 
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                    [[Fíli]]    [[Kili]]
 
  
  

Revision as of 09:28, 16 July 2011

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Dís
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Family
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Dís (born Third Age 2760) was a female Dwarf of the royal line of Durin's folk.

History

Dís was the daughter of King Thráin II and sister of Thorin Oakenshield and Frerin. Like her brothers she was born in Lonely Mountain and was driven into exile in 2770 when the dragon Smaug sacked the kingdom. She was the mother of Fíli and Kíli

Female Dwarves were rarely seen, making up about a third of the population of Dwarves, and seldom are seen by others. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.[1]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dáin I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrór
 
Frór
 
 
 
Grór
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thráin II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Náin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thorin Oakenshield
 
Frerin
 
DÍS
 
 
 
Dáin Ironfoot
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fíli
 
Kíli
 
Thorin III Stonehelm


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"