Gerold Grafton (king)

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Gerold Grafton
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Biographical Information
Full Name Gerold Grafton
Other Titles King
Ser
Family
Royal House House Grafton
Predecessor Osgood III Shett, King of the True Men
Spouse 1st:Unknown
2nd:A daughter of King Osgood
Issue 2 Daughters
A child
References
Books The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Ser Gerold Grafton was an Andal knight from Andalos who established the rule of House Grafton over Gulltown.

History

Ser Gerold made an alliance with First Man King Osgood III Shett, King of the True Men, to fight against Bronze King Yorwyck VI Royce. Gerold took Osgood's daughter as wife, gave the King his eldest daughter as bride, and gave a younger daughter to Osgood's son and heir. All this marriages were performed by septons in rites according to the Faith of the Seven.[1]

Ser Gerold aided King Osgood in winning against King Yorwyck VI, but afterward, it was rumored, he struck down his good-father. After returning to Gulltown, Gerold claimed Osgood's crown and confined Osgood's heir to his bedchambers until he had gotten Gerold's daughter with child. Afterward the prince vanished from history.[1]

Gulltown rose against King Gerold, who brutally put down the protests, executing men, women and children and having their bodies thrown in the bay to feed the crabs. In the following years, House Grafton's rule was uncontested, for King Gerold proved to be a sage and clever ruler, making Gulltown prosper enough to grow into the first and only city in the Vale.[1]

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Osgood III
Shett
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
wife
 
Gerold
Grafton
 
 
 
Daughter
 
Son
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elder
daughter
 
Younger
daughter
 
 
Child
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


References