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|Alias||Shagwell the Fool|
|Allegiance||the Brave Companions|
|Died||In +/- 300 AL, at near the Whispers|
|Book(s)|| A Clash of Kings (Appears)|
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Feast for Crows (Appears)
Shagwell, better known as Shagwell the Fool, is a psychotic jester and member of the Brave Companions mercenary company.
Appearance and Character
There are rumours said that Shagwell once killed a man for not laughing at one of his japes.
A Clash of Kings
Shagwell is one of the many members of the Brave Companions mercenary company that arrives at Harrenhal under the employ of Tywin Lannister. He participates in the slaughter of Ser Amory Lorch's men, where he hacks off the heads of two dead knights and swings them by their hair to talk to each other as part of a puppet show.
Shagwell spreads the story of the 'weasel soup' and Arya Stark's involvement in Harrenhal's takeover, which prompts Arya to consider adding him to her prayer kill list, but her fear of Shagwell negates this thought. He is the one who presents Arya to Roose Bolton upon the latter's arrival at Harrenhal as the 'weasel who made the soup', and later kicks Amory Lorch into the bear pit.
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
After the scattering of the Brave Companions following Vargo Hoat's death, Shagwell, Timeon, and Pyg splintered off and went to Maidenpool to find passage out of the area, but could not get near a ship. Nimble Dick conned Shagwell into buying a map to the Whispers, which he said was a popular smugglers' cove. The Whispers was deserted, and the group camped in the ruins until Brienne, Dick, and Podrick Payne arrived. Shagwell jumped down from above Dick and killed him with two blows of his flail. Then he and Timeon began talking to Brienne in an attempt to distract her while they surrounded her. As Brienne killed Timeon and Pyg, Podrick threw stones at Shagwell until he yielded. Brienne made him dig a grave for Dick. After he completed digging, he lunged at Brienne with a rock, but she stabbed him to death with a dagger.
|“||You mustn’t hurt sweet Shagwell, I’m too droll to die.||”|