Jalabhar Xho

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Jalabhar Xho
Jalabhar Xho by Amok©
Jalabhar Xho by Amok©

Title Prince of the Red Flower Vale
Allegiance Summer Islands
Culture Summer Islands
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Appears)
A Clash of Kings (Appears)
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Feast for Crows (Appears)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

Jalabhar Xho, Prince of the Red Flower Vale, is an exile prince from the Summer Islands.[1]



See also: Images of Jalabhar Xho

He has the dark skin and extravagant feather cape typical of Summer Islanders. The feathers of his own cape are green and scarlet.[2]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Jalabhar attends the Tourney of the Hand in King's Landing.[2] He loses to Anguy in the archery tournament.[3] After the death of King Robert Baratheon, he remains in King's Landing throughout the War of the Five Kings.

A Clash of Kings

Jalabhar attends the Tourney for King Joffrey's 13th Name Day in King's Landing.[4] He survives the Riot of King's Landing when the procession is attacked on their return to the Red Keep after seeing Princess Myrcella Baratheon off to Dorne.[5]

A Storm of Swords

Jalabhar attends the wedding of Sansa Stark and Tyrion Lannister. He is part of the group that accompanies Tyrion to meet the delegation from Dorne. He is a guest at the wedding of King Joffrey Baratheon and Queen Margaery Tyrell, giving Joffrey a bow of golden wood and a quiver of arrows fletched with green and scarlet feathers.[6]

A Feast for Crows

Jalabhar visits Queen Margaery often, teaching her and her handmaids the Summer Tongue.[7] He petitions the Iron Throne for aid in retaking his seat, the Red Flower Vale, but is put off by Queen Cersei Lannister.[8]

During his torture, the Blue Bard is forced to list those he claims to have been Queen Margaery's secret lovers; among them is Jalabhar.[9] Cersei has an arrest warrant signed for Jalabhar as part of her plans to remove Margaery, as well as getting rid of the annoying prince.[10]

A Dance with Dragons

Jalabhar Xho is held with the rest of Margaery's falsely accused lovers in a dungeon under the charge of Qyburn.

In Meereen, after Daenerys Targaryen refuses his offer of marriage, Prince Quentyn Martell recalls Jalabhar Xho. Quentyn thinks to himself that apart from Dany the rest of Meereen seems to see him as an amusing curiosity, like the exiled Summer Islander King Robert used to keep at King’s Landing. [11]


Splendid as he looked in his bright feather cloak, he had only come to beg.[8]
Cersei Lannister

Beneath his jewels and feathers, Xho was little more than a wellborn beggar. Robert could have put an end to his importuning for good with one firm “No,” but the notion of conquering the Summer Isles had appealed to her drunken lout of a husband.[7]
Cersei Lannister

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