Thrór escapes the Sack of Erebor
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards
An event in the Sack of Erebor; see that entry for more information:
Smaug the Dragon descends on Erebor. ... Thrór escapes with Thráin II and Thorin II.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
The Dwarves Thrór and his son Thráin (together with Thráin's son Thorin, afterwards called Oakenshield) escaped from the Lonely Mountain (Erebor) by a secret door when the dragon Smaug descended upon it.
Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 3, The Quest of Erebor
From the sack and the burning many of Thrór's kin escaped; and last of all from the halls by a secret door came Thrór himself and his son Thráin II. They went away south with their family into long and homeless wandering. With them went also a small company of their kinsmen and faithful followers.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk
Elena Tiriel 9Jan05, 6Oct05