Shiera Blackwood

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Shiera Blackwood
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Allegiance House Blackwood
House Durrandon
Book(s) The World of Ice and Fire (mentioned)

Shiera Blackwood was a member of House Blackwood who married into House Durrandon.

History

Shiera was the eldest child of Lord Roderick Blackwood, who was allied with the Storm King Arlan III Durrandon. Arlan had married one of Roderick's daughters, while Shiera was herself married to Arlan's son.[1] Arlan intended to restore the riverlands to House Blackwood, but Roderick was slain in battle.

After the Battle of Six Kings, Roderick's heir was a boy of only eight and Arlan distrusted Roderick's brothers. Arlan considered granting the riverlands to his good-daughter Shiera and having his own son rule by her side, but the other river lords opposed being ruled by a woman. Arlan instead added the riverlands to the domains of House Durrandon.[2]

References and Notes

  1. Shiera is mentioned in The World of Ice and Fire as being Arlan's good-daughter, or daughter-in-law.
  2. The World of Ice and Fire, The Riverlands.

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