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Glóin (King of Durin's Folk)

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This article is about the King of Durin's Folk. For the the father of Gimli, see Glóin.
Glóin
Dwarf
Family
ParentageThorin I
Physical Description
GenderMale

Glóin (Third Age 2136 – 2385, died age 249) was the King of Durin's folk for 96 years, succeeding his father Thorin I upon his death in T.A. 2289, being the heir of Durin the Deathless.[1]

Very little is known of Glóin's life and reign, other than that he reigned over the dwarves from the Grey Mountains because in T.A. 2210 Thorin removed the last dwarves from Erebor to the Grey Mountains where the remnants of Durin's Folk now were.

Glóin died in T.A. 2385, at the age of 249, and was succeeded by his son, Óin.

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Thorin
2035-2289
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GLÓIN
2136-2385
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Óin
2238-2488
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Náin
2338-2585
 
 
 
 


Preceded by:
Thorin I
King of Durin's Folk
T.A. 22892385
Followed by:
Óin

References

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