Elmo Tully

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Elmo Tully
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Elmo Tully, as depicted by Magali Villeneuve in The World of Ice & Fire.

Title Ser
Lord Paramount of the Trident
Lord of Riverrun
Allegiance House Tully
Culture Rivermen
Died In 130 AC
Issue Kermit Tully
Oscar Tully
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
Fire & Blood (mentioned)

Ser Elmo Tully was a knight of House Tully who briefly became Lord of Riverrun after the death of his grandfather, Lord Grover Tully.[1]


Lord Grover Tully wanted to support King Aegon II Targaryen and the greens during the Dance of the Dragons, but he was too aged and his grandson, Ser Elmo, kept the Tully banners at Riverrun. Supporting Aegon's rival, Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen, after Ser Addam Velaryon visited Riverrun atop Seasmoke,[2] Elmo led river lords at the Second Battle of Tumbleton. Grover passed away soon after the battle, with Elmo succeeding his grandfather as Lord of Riverrun. Elmo died from bad water while marching with the blacks forty-nine days later, however.[3] He was succeeded by his son, Ser Kermit Tully.[1]


A dragon in one's courtyard does wonder to resolve one's doubts.[2]




Behind the Scenes

Elmo, his grandfather Grover, and his sons Kermit and Oscar are references by George R. R. Martin to The Muppets, with Lord Elmo being inspired by Elmo.


  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands: House Tully.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - Rhaenyra Overthrown.
  3. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II.