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Stiffbeards

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A Stiffbeard dwarf by Daniel Falconer

The Stiffbeards were one of the seven houses of the Dwarves that dwelt in Mountains of the East. They were originally paired with the Ironfists.[1]

It is possible that the Stiffbeards sent troops to aid Durin's folk in the War of the Dwarves and Orcs.[source?]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", pp. 301, 322 (note 24)
Dwarven Clans
Longbeards Firebeards Broadbeams Ironfists
Stiffbeards Blacklocks Stonefoots Petty-dwarves