there's an error in this page: in the true Balin is a direct descendent of Durin I, here is the bloodline:
Thrain I (Thrain, the Old)
Balin—Unsigned comment by 18.104.22.168 (talk • contribs).
Shouldn't this be at Lords of Khazad-dûm? Is the title "King" given anywhere at all? -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 15:23, 22 March 2009 (UTC)