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Dáin I

Meaning: old Norse 'corpse'

Location(s): Grey Mountains

Race/Species: Dwarf

Title(s): King of Durin's Folk

Dates: 2440 - 2589

Parents: Náin II

Siblings: Borin

Children: Thrór, Frór, Grór

... Thorin I ... went into the far North to the Grey Mountains.... But there were dragons in the wastes beyond; and after many years they became strong again and multiplied, and they made war on the dwarves, and plundered their works. At last Dáin I, together with Frór his second son, was slain at the door of his hall by a great cold-drake.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk

Kitt of Lindon 2.5.05.
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