Alton Greyjoy

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House Greyjoy.svg Lord
Alton Greyjoy
the Holy Fool
House Greyjoy.svg
Alias The Holy Fool
Allegiance House Greyjoy
Culture ironborn
Book The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Alton Greyjoy, known as the Holy Fool, was a Lord of the Iron Islands and head of House Greyjoy.[1]


According to Archmaester Haereg's History of the Ironborn, Alton wanted to conquer new lands beyond the Lonely Light,[1] but no one has ever successfully crossed the Sunset Sea,[2] with the possible exception of Elissa Farman.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Iron Islands: The Old Way and the New.
  2. So Spake Martin: Trade with Asshai (August 26, 2000)
  3. Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain.