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Dwarves of the Grey Mountains

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The '''Dwarves of the Grey Mountains''' were the [[Dwarves]] of [[Durin's folk]] who lived in the [[Grey Mountains]]. They were driven from their halls by [[Dragons]] in [[Third Age|T.A.]] 2589.
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The '''Dwarves of the Grey Mountains''' were the [[Dwarves]] of [[Durin's folk]] who lived in the [[Grey Mountains]] in northern [[Middle-earth]]. They fled to the Grey Mountains in [[Third Age]] 1981 after a [[Balrog]] was unearthed in their ancestral home of [[Khazad-dûm]]. Another portion of their clan established the kingdom of [[Lonely Mountain]], but King [[Thorin I]], learning that most of his people remained in the Grey Mountains, abandoned Lonely Mountain to join the Dwarves to the north.
  
It's possible the Dwarves returned in the [[Fourth Age]] to their ancient halls.
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Increasing attacks by [[Dragons]] plagued the Dwarves until King [[Dáin I]] was slain by a [[Cold-drakes|Cold-drake]] in 2589. Durin's folk then left the Grey Mountains, with some returning to Lonely Mountain while others founded their own kingdom in the [[Iron Hills]].
  
 
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Revision as of 18:22, 31 May 2006

The Dwarves of the Grey Mountains were the Dwarves of Durin's folk who lived in the Grey Mountains in northern Middle-earth. They fled to the Grey Mountains in Third Age 1981 after a Balrog was unearthed in their ancestral home of Khazad-dûm. Another portion of their clan established the kingdom of Lonely Mountain, but King Thorin I, learning that most of his people remained in the Grey Mountains, abandoned Lonely Mountain to join the Dwarves to the north.

Increasing attacks by Dragons plagued the Dwarves until King Dáin I was slain by a Cold-drake in 2589. Durin's folk then left the Grey Mountains, with some returning to Lonely Mountain while others founded their own kingdom in the Iron Hills.