The Blacklocks were one of the seven houses of the Dwarves that dwelt in the mountains of the east. They were originally paired with the Stonefoots.[1] The Blacklocks were among the "Houses of other Fathers" who sent troops to help Durin's Folk in the War of the Dwarves and Orcs.[2]


Foreign Language Translated name
Dutch Zwartsloten
French Cheveux-noirs
Italian Nerachiave
Persian بلک‌لاک‌ها
Polish Czarnowłosi
Russian Черновласы
The People of Middle-earth

Edain | Dúnedain | Númenóreans | Haradrim | Easterlings | Variags | Northmen | Dunlendings | Drúedain

Vanyar | Ñoldor | Teleri | Sindar | Eldar | Avari

Durin's Folk | Firebeards | Broadbeams | Ironfists | Blacklocks | Stonefoots | Stiffbeards


  1. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. XII: The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", pgs. 301, 322 (note 24)
  2. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, III: Durin's Folk
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