Alester Oakheart

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Alester Oakheart
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Allegiance House Oakheart
Culture(s) Reach
Died Prince's Pass[1]
Book(s) A Feast for Crows (mentioned)

Alester Oakheart was a member of House Oakheart.

Character

There is a tapestry at Old Oak depicting him in the Prince's Pass, blowing a warhorn with his last breath.[1]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

While walking the streets of Sunspear, Ser Arys Oakheart thinks of Alester and the Oakheart tradition of killing Dornishmen.[1]

Behind the Scenes

The mention of Alester blowing a warhorn with his last breath in the Prince's Pass may be a reference to The Song of Roland, in which Roland dies shortly after sounding a warhorn to call for aid from Charlemagne's army, after being ambushed in the Roncevaux Pass.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 13, The Soiled Knight.