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Alannys Harlaw

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Alias Lanny
Title Queen of the Iron Islands
Allegiance House Greyjoy
House Harlaw
Culture Ironborn
Spouse Balon Greyjoy
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Mentioned)
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

Alannys Harlaw is the wife of Lord Balon Greyjoy and sister to Lord Rodrik Harlaw. She had four children with Balon; Rodrik, Maron, Asha and Theon. She is nicknamed "Lanny" by her brother, Lord Rodrik.[1]

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Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Alannys Harlaw

Alannys has long white hair and thin skin. She once had a strong face, but has become frail and sickly. She has lost much of her mental faculties, frequently forgetting that her sons Rodrik and Maron have died.[1]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

When Theon returns home, his mother is away from Pyke, staying on Harlaw, not expected to return due to her poor health.[2]

A Feast for Crows

Lady Alannys is widowed after the death of her husband, Balon. She is now half-mad, searching for her sons which have all departed. Asha had visited her before her departure for Deepwood Motte and found her a shadow of her former self.[1]

Quotes about Alannys

The cold winds have worn her away.[2]
Asha Greyjoy


Is this my mother, or her ghost?[1]
Asha Greyjoy's thoughts

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Theomore
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
Harlaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sigfryd "Silverhair"
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
Harlaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown Harlaw
 
 
 
 
Unknown Harlaw
 
Unknown
Serrett
 
Unknown Harlaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gwynesse
 
Balon Greyjoy
 
Alannys
 
Rodrik "The Reader"
 
 
 
Harras "The Knight"
 
 
 
Hotho "Humpback"
 
 
Boremund "the Blue"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rodrik Greyjoy
 
Maron Greyjoy
 
Asha Greyjoy
 
Theon Greyjoy
 
 
Unknown Sons
 
 
 
 
Unknown Daughter
 
 


References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 11, The Kraken's Daughter.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 24, Theon.

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