Minisa Tully

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Alias Minisa Whent
Title Lady of Riverrun
Allegiance House Whent
House Tully
Culture rivermen
Born In or before 250 AC[1], at Harrenhal[2]
Died In or between 268 AC and 278 AC [1], at Riverrun
Spouse Lord Hoster Tully
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (mentioned)
A Clash of Kings (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)

Lady Minisa Tully[3] was a member of House Whent who became the wife of Hoster Tully, Lord of Riverrun, and the mother of Catelyn, Lysa, and Edmure.[4]

Appearance and Character

The calm Minisa had soft hands and a warm smile.[3] Ser Brynden Tully believes that his niece Catelyn, believed by many to be pretty,[5][6][7] resembles Minisa in her cheekbones and jaw.[8] Catelyn's elder daughter, Sansa, has high cheekbones as well.[9]

History

As a young woman, Minisa wed Hoster Tully, the Lord of Riverrun and Lord Paramount of the Trident. At the time Minisa married Hoster, House Whent was the strongest vassal of House Tully. She gave birth to four sons and two daughters, though only Catelyn, Lysa, and Edmure survived infancy. Minisa died in childbirth with her fourth son, who also died shortly after.[3]

The sept of Riverrun is located in Minisa's gardens.[10]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Lord Hoster Tully still misses his late wife. Ailing and feverish, Hoster mistakenly calls his daughter Catelyn by Minisa's name.[8]

Quotes

Lady Minisa Tully had died in childbed, trying to give Lord Hoster a second son. The baby had perished with her, and afterward some of the life had gone out of Father. She was always so calm, Catelyn thought, remembering her mother's soft hands, her warm smile. If she had lived, how different our lives might have been.[3]
- thoughts of Catelyn Stark

Family

A Song of Ice and Fire has not mentioned Minisa's relation to other members of House Whent.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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