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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
   
Grór was born in [[Grey Mountains]] (Ered Mithrin) as the youngest of three sons born to [[Dáin I]]. His older brothers were [[Thrór]] and [[Frór]]. After the death of his father in [[TA 2589]], he and his brother left the Grey Mountains and while Thrór went back to the [[Lonely Mountain]] (Erebor), Grór went further into the [[east]] and in [[TA 2590]] he established the Kingdom of the Dwarves in the Iron Hills. Two hundred years later, just before the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]] (or Nanduhirion) in [[TA 2799]], he thought himself too old to go, and instead sent his son [[Náin, father of Dáin Ironfoot|Náin]] and grandson [[Dáin II]], the king of the dwarves at the Iron Hills at the time of ''[[The Hobbit]]''. Grór was indeed old, for he died not too long after in [[TA 2805]].<ref>''[[The Lord of the Rings]]: [[Appendix A]], "Durin's Folk"''</ref>
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Grór was born in [[Grey Mountains]] as the youngest of three sons born to [[Dáin I]]. His older brothers were [[Thrór]] and [[Frór]]. After the death of his father in [[TA 2589]], he and his brother left the Grey Mountains and while Thrór went back to the [[Lonely Mountain]], Grór went further into the [[east]] and in [[TA 2590]] he established the Kingdom of the Dwarves in the Iron Hills. Two hundred years later, just before the [[Battle of Azanulbizar]] in [[TA 2799]], he thought himself too old to go, and instead sent his son [[Náin, father of Dáin Ironfoot|Náin]] and grandson [[Dáin II]], the king of the dwarves at the Iron Hills at the time of ''[[The Hobbit]]''. Grór was indeed old, for he died not too long after in [[TA 2805]].<ref>''[[The Lord of the Rings]],'' [[Appendix A]]: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, III: Durin's Folk</ref>
   
 
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Grór was the founder of the Dwarven realm in the Iron Hills and its first lord.

Biography

Grór was born in Grey Mountains as the youngest of three sons born to Dáin I. His older brothers were Thrór and Frór. After the death of his father in TA 2589, he and his brother left the Grey Mountains and while Thrór went back to the Lonely Mountain, Grór went further into the east and in TA 2590 he established the Kingdom of the Dwarves in the Iron Hills. Two hundred years later, just before the Battle of Azanulbizar in TA 2799, he thought himself too old to go, and instead sent his son Náin and grandson Dáin II, the king of the dwarves at the Iron Hills at the time of The Hobbit. Grór was indeed old, for he died not too long after in TA 2805.[1]

House of Durin

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Dáin I
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Thrór
   
   
   
   
Frór
   
   
   
   
Grór
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Thráin II
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Náin
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Thorin II
Oakenshield
   
   
Frerin
   
   
Dís
   
   
   
   
   
   
Dáin II Ironfoot
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Fíli
   
   
Kíli
   
   
   
   
   
   
Thorin III
Stonehelm


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References

  1. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, III: Durin's Folk

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