Kennet (maester)

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Kennet
Title Maester
Allegiance House Stark
Book(s) The World of Ice and Fire (mentioned)

Kennet was a maester who served Lord Cregan Stark at Winterfell. Kennet gathered information about the north and wrote Passages of the Dead, a study of northern burial methods.[1]

History

Maester Kennet studied a giant's barrow near Long Lake which included obsidian arrowheads possibly used by children of the forest.[1] In Passages of the Dead he recorded the legend of a curse placed on the Great Barrow to prevent any man from rivaling the First King.[2]

Kennet also determined that the First Keep of Winterfell was raised after the arrival of the Andal invasion.[3]

Behind the Scenes

Kennet may be a reference by George R. R. Martin to the West Kennet Long Barrow.

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, Ancient History: The Dawn Age.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The North.
  3. The World of Ice & Fire, The North: Winterfell.

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