Thorin II Oakenshield's heirs slain in the Battle of Five Armies
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
Date: November 23, 2941
An event in the aftermath of the Battle of the Five Armies:
In that first Battle of Dale, Thorin Oakenshield was mortally wounded; and he died and was laid in a tomb under the Mountain with the Arkenstone upon his breast. There fell also Fíli and Kíli, his sister-sons.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk
Of the twelve companions of Thorin, ten remained. Fili and Kili had fallen defending him with shield and body, for he was their mother's elder brother.
The Hobbit, Ch 18, The Return Journey
Elena Tiriel 10Aug04