Loreon I Lannister

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House Lannister.svg King
Loreon I Lannister
the Lion
House Lannister.svg
Full name Loreon Lannister the First of His Name
Title King of the Rock
Personal Information
Alias Loreon the Lion
Culture First Men
Dynasty House Lannister
Queen A Reyne
Issue At least five sons
Book The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Loreon Lannister, known as Loreon the Lion, was the first true King of the Rock of House Lannister of Casterly Rock in historical record.[1]


Loreon made House Reyne of Castamere his vassals by wedding a daughter of that house.[1]

King Loreon fought and defeated Morgon Banefort, the Hooded King, and his thralls, in a war that lasted twenty years.[1] According to a semi-canon source, Morgon was said to have been a powerful necromancer who cursed his vanquishers as he died, claiming he would return from the grave. In response, Loreon had Morgon's body cut into pieces and fed to his lions. Two years later the lions broke free within Casterly Rock, slaying three of Loreon's sons.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The World of Ice & Fire, The Westerlands.
  2. georgerrmartin.com: WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE SAMPLE