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Thorin is a 'real' dwarf-name from the Völuspá, perhaps related to the god Thor, apparently deriving from Old Norse for 'daring'
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This not the Thorin who accompanied Bilbo Baggins on his adventures, but rather that Thorin's distant ancestor and namesake. For details of the later Thorin, see Thorin II Oakenshield

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Thorin I

The King who led Durin’s Folk into the Grey Mountains

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Thráin I
Thorin I
Glóin

Kings of Durin's Folk

Son of Thráin I, and a distant ancestor of Thorin II Oakenshield. He led a great part of Durin's Folk from Erebor into the Grey Mountains.


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