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Dates
III 2136 - III 2385 (249 years)
King of Durin's Folk from III 2289 (96 years)
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Meaning
Perhaps from an Old Norse word meaning 'shine, gleam'
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Note
This is not the Glóin who appears in The Hobbit and briefly in The Lord of the Rings. That Glóin was descended from this royal ancestor through six generations of Dwarves.

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  • Updated 22 April 2001
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Thorin I
Glóin
Óin

Kings of Durin's Folk

The son of Thorin I, and father of Óin, King of Durin's Folk during the later Third Age.


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