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Dwarves of the Blue Mountains

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The '''Dwarves of the Blue Mountains''' refers to the Dwarves that lived in the remnants of the [[Ered Luin]] from the [[Second Age]] to the [[Fourth Age]].
 
The '''Dwarves of the Blue Mountains''' refers to the Dwarves that lived in the remnants of the [[Ered Luin]] from the [[Second Age]] to the [[Fourth Age]].
  
After the [[War of Wrath]], much of the Ered Luin fell into the sea, taking the Dwarf city of [[Nogrod]] home of the [[Firebeards]] Dwarves with it (which later became the [[Gulf of Lune]]), and ruining [[Belegost]] to the south, the home of [[Broadbeams]].  Many of the Firebeards and Broadbeams left the Ered Luin for [[Khazad-dum]] home of the [[Longbeards]], becoming part of [[Durin's folk]], while some stayed to help rebuild what they could of what later became the northern halls of the Dwarves, and the remnants of Belegost in the southern chain.  Which is where most of the Dwarves dwelt.  
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After the [[War of Wrath]], much of the Ered Luin fell into the sea, taking the Dwarf city of [[Nogrod]] home of the [[Firebeards | Firebeard]] Dwarves with it (it then became the [[Gulf of Lune]]), and ruining [[Belegost]] to the north, the home of [[Broadbeams]].  Many of these two Houses left the Ered Luin for [[Khazad-dûm]] home of the [[Longbeards]], brining much lore and craft and swelling its numbers.  While some stayed to help rebuild their homes.  
  
For thousands of years the Dwarves toiled in the '''Blue Mountains'''.  Working the lesser mines and rebulding what was left of their ancient kingdom. They most likely traded with [[Elves]] of [[Mithlond]] during the Second through early Fourth Ages, and with the [[Men of Arnor]] in the late Second Age through the [[Third Age]].  
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For hundreds of years the remnants of the Firebeards and Broadbeams toiled in the '''Blue Mountains'''.  Working the mines and buiding new realms.  
  
In the year 1981 the [[Balrog]] was awoken in Khazad-dum, and the Dwarves fled for the [[Grey Mountains]] and the [[Lonely Mountain]], and possibly some Dwarves fled to the '''Blue Mountains'''.  Durin's folk of the Grey Mountains were driven from their halls by Cold-drakes in 2589. In 2770 [[Smaug]] the [[Dragon]] attacked the Lonely Mountain and drove the Dwarves offThey went into exile and wandered to [[Dunland]] to eke out a livingBut king [[Thrór]] was murdered by [[Azog]] the Goblin chieftain when Thrór went to see Khazad-dum (now called "Moria" "''the black pit''").  This tragedy would start the [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]], in which Thrór's son [[Thráin II]] called all the houses of the Dwarves together to seek revenge on the Orcs.  The armies of the Dwarves sacked every Orc-hold in the [[Misty Mountains]], and in 2799 the final battle came at the slopes of the [[East-gate]] of Moria in the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]].  The Dwarves won in the end, but half the of those who particapated were killed.  So Durin's folk moved to the Northern Blue Mountains, where they started a new kingdom.  Years later, king Thráin II was going to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from Smaug, but was ambushed by Orcs on the eaves of [[Mirkwood]].  He was tortured for four years in the dungeons of [[Dol Guldur]] until his death.
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They most likely traded with [[Elves]] of [[Mithlond]] during the Second through Fourth Ages, with the [[Men of Arnor]] in the late Second Age through the [[Third Age]], and with Durin's folk throughout the two Houses histories.  
[[Thorin II Oakenshield]], became king of Durin's folk in the Northern Ered Luin, until he left on the [[Quest of Erebor]] to reclaim the Lonely MountainHe succeeded in his quest but was killed in the [[Battle of Five Armies]]  He was succeeded by his cousin, [[Dáin II Ironfoot]] from the [[Iron Hills]].  It is not known who became the leader of the Dwarves in the Ered Luin.
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When the [[Balrog]] drove the Dwarves out of Khazad-dûm in 1981, it is speculated that the Firebeards and Broadbeams went back to the Ered Luin and reestablished their kingdomsAnd had a lesser amount to do with the Longbeards except through tradeUntil the murder of their King [[Thrór]].  Who was killed by [[Azog]] the Chieftain of the Orcs of the Misty Mountains.  The King's son [[Thráin]] sent messangers to all the [[Houses of the Dwarves]] requesting aidThey all sent troops and helped fight in the [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]].
  
 
The '''Dwarves of the Blue Mountains''', lived in their halls through the Fourth Age, but nothng is known about what happened to them.
 
The '''Dwarves of the Blue Mountains''', lived in their halls through the Fourth Age, but nothng is known about what happened to them.

Revision as of 06:52, 18 July 2007

The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains refers to the Dwarves that lived in the remnants of the Ered Luin from the Second Age to the Fourth Age.

After the War of Wrath, much of the Ered Luin fell into the sea, taking the Dwarf city of Nogrod home of the Firebeard Dwarves with it (it then became the Gulf of Lune), and ruining Belegost to the north, the home of Broadbeams. Many of these two Houses left the Ered Luin for Khazad-dûm home of the Longbeards, brining much lore and craft and swelling its numbers. While some stayed to help rebuild their homes.

For hundreds of years the remnants of the Firebeards and Broadbeams toiled in the Blue Mountains. Working the mines and buiding new realms.

They most likely traded with Elves of Mithlond during the Second through Fourth Ages, with the Men of Arnor in the late Second Age through the Third Age, and with Durin's folk throughout the two Houses histories.

When the Balrog drove the Dwarves out of Khazad-dûm in 1981, it is speculated that the Firebeards and Broadbeams went back to the Ered Luin and reestablished their kingdoms. And had a lesser amount to do with the Longbeards except through trade. Until the murder of their King Thrór. Who was killed by Azog the Chieftain of the Orcs of the Misty Mountains. The King's son Thráin sent messangers to all the Houses of the Dwarves requesting aid. They all sent troops and helped fight in the War of the Dwarves and Orcs.

The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains, lived in their halls through the Fourth Age, but nothng is known about what happened to them.