Benedict I Justman

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Benedict I Justman
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King Benedict of House Justman, by Magali Villeneuve, as depicted in The World of Ice & Fire
Biographical Information
Full Name Benedict I Justman
Alias Benedict Rivers
Benedict the Bold
Benedict the Just
Other Titles Ser
King of the Trident
Culture Rivermen
Royal House House Justman
Heir Benedict II Justman
Successor Benedict II Justman
Issue Benedict II Justman
Books The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Benedict I Justman, born Benedict Rivers and known as Benedict the Bold and Benedict the Just, was a King of the Trident and the founder of House Justman.[1]


Benedict was considered stern but wise.[citation needed]


Benedict Rivers was a bastard from Houses Blackwood and Bracken. Although he was despised as a boy, Benedict became a great knight known as Ser Benedict the Bold, according to Maester Yandel. The Blackwoods and the Brackens were his first supporters, but Benedict was able to defeat all petty kings in the riverlands over more than thirty years, after which he allowed himself to be crowned.[citation needed]

As king, Benedict the Bold became known as Benedict the Just, which led to him naming his family House Justman. During his twenty-three-year reign, Benedict I expanded east to Maidenpool and north to the Neck. He was succeeded by his son, King Benedict II Justman.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands.

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