House of Durin
The House of Durin was the line of the descendants of Durin the Deathless, eldest of the seven Fathers of the Dwarves. The kingship of the line continued even when those with the title were in exile.
The Family Tree of the House of Durin
Showing the descendants of Durin. All information in the tree is from The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin’s Folk" unless otherwise specified. The figures after the names are those of birth and death where recorded (when only one figure is shown it is the date of birth). A dagger symbol, '†' signifies those who did not die of old age. A name preceded by '*' indicates one of the Kings of Durin's Folk; an italicized name denotes one of the companions of Thorin on the quest of Erebor. A dashed line indicates a line of descent with some members missing.
Family Tree Notes
- ↑ Durin III received the first of the Seven Rings.
- ↑ Durin VI was killed by Durin's Bane.
- ↑ Náin I was also killed by Durin's Bane.
- ↑ Thráin I founded the kingdom of Erebor in 1999.
- ↑ Thorin I removed to the Grey Mountains in 2210.
- ↑ Dáin I was slain by a great cold-drake.
- ↑ Thrór was forced out of Erebor by Smaug; later he was murdered by Azog the Orc.
- ↑ Frór was slain along side of his father.
- ↑ Thráin II died in Dol Guldur.
- ↑ Náin died in the Battle of Azanulbizar.
- ↑ Fundin died in the Battle of Azanulbizar.
- ↑ Thorin II Oakenshield died in the Battle of Five Armies.
- ↑ Frerin died in the Battle of Azanulbizar.
- ↑ Dáin II Ironfoot died in the Battle of Dale.
- ↑ Balin went to Khazad-dûm in 2989 and died there in 2994.
- ↑ Óin went with Balin to Khazad-dûm and also died there.
- ↑ Fíli died in the Battle of Five Armies.
- ↑ Kíli died in the Battle of Five Armies.
- ↑ Gimli passed over the sea in Fo.A. 120.
Of the other companions of Thorin Oakenshield in the quest of Erebor, Ori, Nori, and Dori were also of the House of Durin, but were more remote kinsman. Bifur, Bofur, and Bombur were descended from Dwarves of Khazad-dûm but not of Durin's line.