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Book(s) The Hedge Knight (mentioned)
A Game of Thrones (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)

Jonquil is a character of the tale where she falls in love with her knight, Florian the Fool.


According to legend, Florian first spied Jonquil bathing with her sisters in a pool in what is now Maidenpool.[1]


During the tourney at Ashford Meadow Dunk observed Tanselle performing a puppet show of Florian and Jonquil.[2]

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A Clash of Kings

Sansa Stark knows an as-yet-untitled famous song about Florian and Jonquil. She offers to sing the song to Sandor Clegane but he declines it at first.[3] During the Battle of the Blackwater he comes for the song but Sansa sings him the Mother’s instead.


Jonquil: You are no knight, I know you. You are Florian the Fool.

Florian: I am, my lady, As great a fool as ever lived, and as great a knight as well.

Jonquil: A fool and a knight? I have never heard of such a thing.

Florian: Sweet lady, all men are fools, and all men are knights, where women are concerned.[2]

- the puppeteers doing the tale of Florian and Jonquil during the Ashford Tourney.

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