Redwyne fleet

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Paxter Redwyne - by Lukasz Jaskolski. © Fantasy Flight Games

The Redwyne fleet is a fleet in the service of House Redwyne of the Arbor. The Redwynes have one of the three most powerful fleets of the Seven Kingdoms, the others being the Iron Fleet of the Iron Islands and the royal fleet of the Iron Throne.[1]

It is the largest fleet in Westeros.[2] Lord Paxter Redwyne owns two hundred warships, while also serving the Redwynes are five times as many merchant carracks, wine cogs, trading galleys, and whalers.[3] Paxter's galleas is the Arbor Queen.[4]


Fleet from the Arbor - by Tomasz Jedruszek. © Fantasy Flight Games

During the Andal invasion of Westeros, the Andals were prevented from landing in the Reach by the fleets of the Redwynes of the Arbor and the Hightowers of Oldtown.[5]

Redwyne galleys blockaded Storm's End during Robert's Rebellion. The smuggler Davos evaded the cordon, however, and delivered onions and salt fish to Stannis Baratheon and his starving garrison within the castle.[6]

During Greyjoy's Rebellion, warships from the Arbor served under Stannis when he smashed the Iron Fleet in the sea battle off Fair Isle.[7]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

With his sons Horas and Hobber held at the Red Keep by Cersei Lannister, Lord Paxter Redwyne refrains from supporting Renly Baratheon at the start of the War of the Five Kings.[8] The Redwynes support King Joffrey I Baratheon, however, after Lord Petyr Baelish negotiates an alliance between the Tyrells and the Lannisters.[9]

A Storm of Swords

With the royal fleet largely destroyed in the Battle of the Blackwater, the Redwyne fleet is to sail from the Arbor to Blackwater Bay.[10] At the time of Joffrey's royal wedding, Lord Paxter promises his fleet will soon set sail.[11]

A Feast for Crows

The Arbor Queen - by Tomasz Jedruszek. © Fantasy Flight Games

While most of the westermen return home after the funeral of Lord Tywin Lannister, two thousand Lannister soldiers remain at King's Landing so they can eventually be transported by the Redwyne fleet to Dragonstone.[2] Aurane Waters suggests the crown commission new dromonds to replace the ships lost at the Blackwater.[12] Queen Regent Cersei Lannister agrees, as she considers the Redwynes to be too close to their liege lords, the Tyrells.[13]

With most of the Redwyne fleet aiding in the siege of Dragonstone, King Euron Greyjoy sends his ironborn and the Iron Fleet to attack first the Shield Islands and then the Arbor.[14][15] The ironborn take or sink the Redwyne warships left behind for defense, which number no more than a dozen.[16] To hasten the conquest of Dragonstone so the Redwyne fleet can return to the Reach, Ser Loras Tyrell leads a successful assault in which he is wounded.[3][16]

Although Horas and Hobber are arrested through Cersei's plotting against Margaery Tyrell, the queen regent ensures they will be vindicated in order to keep the loyalty of the Redwynes and their navy.[17]

A Dance with Dragons

Paxter, the lord admiral and master of ships,[18] is reported as passing the Broken Arm[19] and then Dorne[20] during his voyage way back to the Sunset Sea to deal with the ironmen.

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

At Ghost Hill Valena Toland tells Princess Arianne Martell she was wise not to come by sea. Since the Redwyne fleet passed through the Stepstones, those waters have been crawling with strange sails, all the way north to the Straits of Tarth and Shipbreaker Bay.[21]

References and Notes

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