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Frerin

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The second son of [[Thráin II]], and younger brother of [[Thorin Oakenshield]]. He was slain in the [[Battle of Nanduhirion]].
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'''Frerin''' ([[Third Age]] 2751 – 2799, aged 48 years) was a [[Dwarf]] of the royal line of [[Durin's folk]], the second son of King [[Thráin II]]. His older brother was the Dwarven hero [[Thorin II Oakenshield]] and his younger sister was [[Dís]]. Like his siblings he was driven to exile from [[Lonely Mountain]] when the [[dragon]] [[Smaug]] sacked the kingdom. He later took part in the bloody [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]], even though he was still very young at the time. In the final conflict of the war, the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]], he was part of the first assault that took great losses. Frerin took refuge in a thicket near [[Mirrormere]], along with his cousin distant [[Fundin]] and other Dwarven warriors, but they were tracked down and slaughtered.
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== Genealogy ==
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              [[Thráin II]]
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        __________|__________
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  [[Thorin II Oakenshield|Thorin II]]    '''FRERIN'''      [[Dís]]
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[[Thorin II Oakenshield|Oakenshield]]                |       
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                          ___|___     
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                        [[Fíli]]  [[Kíli]]                                 
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[[Category:Dwarves]]
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[[Category:Characters]]

Revision as of 16:23, 25 May 2006

Frerin (Third Age 2751 – 2799, aged 48 years) was a Dwarf of the royal line of Durin's folk, the second son of King Thráin II. His older brother was the Dwarven hero Thorin II Oakenshield and his younger sister was Dís. Like his siblings he was driven to exile from Lonely Mountain when the dragon Smaug sacked the kingdom. He later took part in the bloody War of the Dwarves and Orcs, even though he was still very young at the time. In the final conflict of the war, the Battle of Azanulbizar, he was part of the first assault that took great losses. Frerin took refuge in a thicket near Mirrormere, along with his cousin distant Fundin and other Dwarven warriors, but they were tracked down and slaughtered.

Genealogy

             Thráin II 
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 Thorin II     FRERIN      Dís
Oakenshield                 |         
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                       Fíli   Kíli