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Durin VI, King of Khazad-dûm, slain by the Balrog of Moria

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 3rd Age - The Kings

Year: 1980

Description:

1980
... A Balrog appears in Moria, and slays Durin VI.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

It came to pass that in the middle of the Third Age Durin was again its king, being the sixth of that name. The power of Sauron ... was then again growing.... All evil things were stirring. The Dwarves delved deep at that time, seeking beneath Barazinbar for mithril.... Thus they roused from sleep ... a Balrog of Morgoth. Durin was slain by it....

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk

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Elena Tiriel 6Oct05

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