Lorgren Benirus is a lich necromancer, grandfather to Velwyn Benirus, and original owner of Benirus Manor in Anvil. He was a mage who turned himself into a lich to extend his life and practiced necromany. Lorgren dug up bodies from the Anvil Chapel's graveyard to use thier souls and ghost to gaurd his manor.
In his diary he express a strong hatred towards the citizens of Anvil who do not support his use of the dark arts. Carahil, head of the Mages Guild almost sucessfully destroyed him but his body dissapeard. Lorgren sealed himself in the basement of the manor with a seal only a blood relative could break. Returning his hand revives his body.