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'''Thorin and Company''' refers to the thirteen [[Dwarves]] who famously travelled into the east of [[Middle-earth]] under the leadership of [[Thorin]] to seek revenge against [[Smaug]] and the recovery of [[Lonely Mountain]]. Thorin's company were [[Balin]], [[Dwalin]], [[Fíli]], [[Kíli]], [[Dori]], [[Nori]], [[Ori]], [[Óin]], [[Glóin]], [[Bifur]], [[Bofur]], and [[Bombur]]. They were joined by [[Gandalf]] and [[Bilbo Baggins]].<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref>
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'''Thorin and Company''' refers to the thirteen exiled [[Dwarves]] under the leadership of [[Thorin]] [[Oakenshield]] and the one [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] [[Bilbo Baggins]], who famously made the [[Quest of Erebor]], travelling through the [[Misty Mountains]] and the [[Rhovanion|Wilderland]] to the [[Lonely Mountain]], to recover their ancient treasure from the Kingdom of [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]], stolen by the [[Dragons|Dragon]] [[Smaug]].  
  
The group's name, "Thorin and Company", was used by Thorin in the opening line of the message that he left for Bilbo on the hobbit's mantelpiece after the unexpected party at [[Bag End]].<ref>{{H|Mutton}}</ref>
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Thorin's company were:
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*[[Balin]] and [[Dwalin]], descendants of [[Náin II]]
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*[[Óin]] and [[Glóin]], cousins of Balin and Dwalin
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*[[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]], nephews of Thorin
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*[[Dori]], [[Nori]], and [[Ori]], Dwarves of the [[House of Durin]]
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*[[Bifur]], [[Bofur]], and [[Bombur]], descendants of the [[Dwarves of Khazad-dûm|Dwarves of Moria]]<ref name="Durin">{{App|Durin}}</ref>
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*And Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit of [[the Shire]]<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref>
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They were joined by [[Gandalf]] for part of the journey.
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Thorin referred to himself and his Dwarven companions as "Thorin and Company" in the opening line of the message left on Bilbo's mantelpiece after the [[An Unexpected Party|unexpected party]] at [[Bag End]].<ref>{{H|Mutton}}</ref>
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===Portrayal in adaptations===
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'''2012-14: [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' film series]]:'''
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:The thirteen dwarves all feature in the films, although they do not wear coloured hoods, but are given more developed personalities. Unlike in the book, the Company is pursued by a pack of [[Orcs]] - led by [[Azog]] - throughout their quest. [[Thorin]] is portrayed as younger than in the book (where he was the oldest), and [[Ori]] is also portrayed as being younger than [[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]]. When reaching the mountain, the nine Dwarves actually do battle with [[Smaug]] instead of hiding from him in the [[Battle of the Forges]]. The remaining four Dwarves who stayed behind in Lake-town journey to Erebor after Smaug is slain.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:49, 1 July 2017

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Thorin and Company
FounderThorin Oakenshield
Date foundedT.A. 2941
Famous membersThorin, Balin, Dwalin, Fíli, Kíli, Dori, Nori, Ori, Óin, Glóin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur and Bilbo Baggins
AchievementsDeath of Smaug the Dragon, Re-establishment of the Kingdom under the Mountain, Reclamation of Erebor, Recovery of the Arkenstone
Disbanded2941

Thorin and Company refers to the thirteen exiled Dwarves under the leadership of Thorin Oakenshield and the one Hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who famously made the Quest of Erebor, travelling through the Misty Mountains and the Wilderland to the Lonely Mountain, to recover their ancient treasure from the Kingdom of Erebor, stolen by the Dragon Smaug.

Thorin's company were:

They were joined by Gandalf for part of the journey.

Thorin referred to himself and his Dwarven companions as "Thorin and Company" in the opening line of the message left on Bilbo's mantelpiece after the unexpected party at Bag End.[3]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2012-14: The Hobbit film series:

The thirteen dwarves all feature in the films, although they do not wear coloured hoods, but are given more developed personalities. Unlike in the book, the Company is pursued by a pack of Orcs - led by Azog - throughout their quest. Thorin is portrayed as younger than in the book (where he was the oldest), and Ori is also portrayed as being younger than Fíli and Kíli. When reaching the mountain, the nine Dwarves actually do battle with Smaug instead of hiding from him in the Battle of the Forges. The remaining four Dwarves who stayed behind in Lake-town journey to Erebor after Smaug is slain.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "An Unexpected Party"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Roast Mutton"
Members of Thorin and Company
Thorin · Balin · Dwalin · Fíli · Kíli · Dori · Nori · Ori · Óin · Glóin · Bifur · Bofur · Bombur · Gandalf · Bilbo Baggins
Route of Thorin and Company
Bag End · Green Dragon · The Shire · Lone-lands · Last Bridge · Trollshaws · Troll's Cave · Rivendell · High Pass · Front Porch · Goblin-town · Goblin-gate · Eagle's Eyrie · Carrock · Beorn's Hall · Wilderland · Forest Gate · Elf-path · Mirkwood · Elvenking's Halls · Forest River · Lake-town · Long Lake · River Running · Desolation of the Dragon · Ravenhill · Back Door · Lonely Mountain · Great Hall of Thráin