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Lord of Dale

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The hereditary ruler of the township of [[Dale]]. The first recorded Lord was [[Girion]], who was slain by [[Smaug]] when he descended on [[Erebor]]. Girion's descendant, [[Bard I]], avenged his ancestor by slaying Smaug, and refounding Dale.
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'''Lord of Dale''' was an hereditary title held by the ruler of [[Dale]] until its destruction in {{TA|2770}}.<ref name="TA">{{App|TA}}</ref>  The only recorded Lord was the final one, [[Girion]].<ref>{{H|Inside}}</ref>  His descendent [[Bard|Bard I]] later founded the title of [[King of Dale|Kings of Dale]] in {{TA|2944|n}}.<ref name="TA"/>
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Lord of Dale was an hereditary title held by the ruler of Dale until its destruction in T.A. 2770.[1] The only recorded Lord was the final one, Girion.[2] His descendent Bard I later founded the title of Kings of Dale in 2944.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Inside Information"