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Ruled Erebor, the Lonely Mountain, until the descent of Smaug; later dwelt in exile in Dunland
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thro'rr ('rr' indicates that the final 'r' should be distinctly pronounced)
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Some sources suggest a connection with Old Norse þrór, meaning 'thrive'
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  • Updated 7 July 2001
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Thrór

The refounding King under the Mountain

Kings of Durin's Folk

The eldest son of Dáin I, and King of Durin's Folk after him. He returned the Kingship to Erebor, and was King under the Mountain when the Lonely Mountain was invaded by Smaug. He died years later in Moria, at the hands of Azog the Goblin.


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