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Lord of Dale

The Lord of Dale was the 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 descendant Bard I later founded the hereditary title of King of Dale in 2944.[1]


  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"