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{{disambig-more|Durin|[[Durin (disambiguation)]]}}
 
{{disambig-more|Durin|[[Durin (disambiguation)]]}}
 
{{dwarves infobox
 
{{dwarves infobox
| name=Durin VII
 
 
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| name=Durin VII
 
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| othernames=Durin the Last
 
| othernames=Durin the Last
 
| titles=[[Kings of Durin's Folk|King of Durin's Folk]]<br/>[[Kings of Khazad-dûm|King of Khazad-dûm]]
 
| titles=[[Kings of Durin's Folk|King of Durin's Folk]]<br/>[[Kings of Khazad-dûm|King of Khazad-dûm]]
 
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| location=[[Erebor]], [[Khazad-dûm]]
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| location=Eventually [[Moria|Khazad-dûm]]
 
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| language=[[Khuzdul]]
| birth=[[Fourth Age]]
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| birth=[[Fourth Age]]?
| birthlocation=[[Erebor]]
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| rule=[[Fourth Age]] - ''Unknown''
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| house=[[House of Durin]]
 
| house=[[House of Durin]]
| parentage=Descendant of [[Thorin III Stonehelm]]<ref group="note">An alternative version of the genealogical tree of [[Appendix A]] suggested Durin VII was the son of Thorin III.</ref><ref name="Making" />
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<center>{{quote|There lies his crown in water deep,<br>Till Durin wakes again from sleep.|[[Song of Durin]]<ref>{{FR|Journey}}</ref>}}</center>
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<center>{{quote|There lies his crown in water deep,<br>Till Durin wakes again from sleep.|[[Gimli]]<ref>{{HM|FR}}, "[[A Journey in the Dark]]"</ref>}}</center>
  
'''Durin VII''' (lived in the [[Fourth Age]]) was the last of the six reincarnations of [[Durin|Durin the Deathless]].
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'''Durin VII''' (lived in the [[Fourth Age]]) was the last of the six reincarnations of [[Durin|Durin the Deathless]] and a descendant of [[Thorin Stonehelm|Thorin III Stonehelm]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
The actions of Durin VII were prophesized long before he was born, at the time of the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|Durin}}</ref>
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Durin the Seventh led [[Durin's folk]] back to [[Moria|Khazad-dûm]] and restored the ancient kingdom during the [[Fourth Age]]. There his house remained until the world grew old and the Dwarves failed and the days of Durin's race were ended.<ref>{{PM|Dwarves}}</ref> The actions of Durin VII were prophesized at the time of the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|Durin}}</ref>  
 
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Durin VII was the direct descendant of king [[Thorin III Stonehelm]] (according to some sources, his son).<ref name="Making">{{PM|Aiv}}, p. 278-9</ref>
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He led [[Durin's folk]] back to [[Moria|Khazad-dûm]] and restored the ancient kingdom during the [[Fourth Age]]. There his house remained until the world grew old and the Dwarves failed and the days of Durin's race were ended.<ref>{{PM|Dwarves}}</ref>  
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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[[Category:Longbeards]]
 
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