Azaghâl – A noble Dwarf, the Lord of Belegost in the later First Age. The great smith Telchar made for him a helm of steel and gold, with the head of Glaurung as its crest. While travelling the roads of… Read more
Balin – A Dwarf of Durin’s Folk descended from KingNáin II, and thus closely related to the royal house of the Longbeards. He had many adventures in his long life, beginning at the age of just… Read more
Bofur – A descendant of the Dwarves of Moria, one of the companions of Bilbo Baggins and Thorin II Oakenshield on the Quest of Erebor. His most notable adventure on that quest took place after the Dwarves… Read more
Dáin II Ironfoot – A descendant of Grór, the youngest son of Dáin I, and lord of the Dwarves of the Iron Hills. After the death of his cousin Thorin II Oakenshield in theBattle of Five Armies, Dáin inherited…Read more
Durin I – The eldest of the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves, the first of that race to be created by the Vala Aulë. He was set to sleep under the mountains of Middle-earth until after the awakening of the Elves… Read more
Durin III – The King of Durin’s Folk at the height of their friendship with the Elves of Eregion. According to legend, he was given a Ring of Power – the ring that would later be known as the Ring of Thrór – by Celebrimbor himself.
Durin VII – The last of the seven Durins appears once in Appendix A to The Lord of the Rings, as an undated descendant of Thorin III. As such, we know almost nothing of him apart from the bare fact of his existence. Read more
Farin – A descendant of the royal line of Durin’s Folk, Farin was the son of Borin, and so the grandson of King Náin II. Through his elder son Fundin, Farin was the grandfather of Balin, the short-lived… Read more
Frár – One of the Dwarves who followed Balin from the Lonely Mountain on his expedition to retake Moria for Durin’s Folk. The Dwarves seemed at first to succeed in their mission, as they recovered their ancient…Read more
Gamil Zirak – A Dwarvish smith, the master of Telchar of Nogrod, the maker of many renowned works. Gamil Zirak was a great craftsman himself, and the treasuries of Thingol were known to hold examples of his work.
Gimli – Son of Glóin, he travelled from Rivendell with the Company of the Ring. After the breaking of the Fellowship at Parth Galen, he hunted Orcs acrossRohan with Aragorn and Legolas. He fought…Read more
Glóin Father Of Gimli – Son of Gróin, and father of Gimli Elf-friend, Glóin accompanied Gandalf and Bilbo Baggins on the Quest of Erebor and years later was present with his son at the Council of Elrond.
Thráin II – King of Durin’s Folk in exile, the son of Thrór and father of Thorin II Oakenshield. He escaped Erebor when Smaug descended upon it, but later wandered Middle-earth seeking to return there; he… Read more