Stafford Lannister

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Stafford Lannister
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Alias Uncle Dolt
Allegiance House Lannister
Died In 299AC, at Oxcross
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Mentioned)
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

Stafford Lannnister is a scion of the powerful Lannister family. His sister Joanna Lannister married their cousin Tywin Lannister.[1]

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History

In his youth he was captured by Lady Tarbeck in retaliation for the imprisonment of her lord husband. He may have been one of Cersei's two uncles unhorsed by Rhaegar Targaryen in a tourney at Lannisport in 276AC. Ser Jaime Lannister and Ser Brynden Tully are both unimpressed by Stafford's capacities as a war leader.[2][3]

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A Clash of Kings

After the defeat of Ser Jaime Lannister Stafford started raising a new army near Lannisport. Because the force consisted of inexperienced men, it took a long time to train them.[3]

With the castles guarding the main entrance to the Westerlands in the hands of the Lannisters, Stafford felt safe and did not post sentries. This was his downfall. The Stark army invaded the west through a hidden path in the mountains. Unseen by the guardian castles on the main road, they descended on Stafford's army in the night. The surprised Lannister host was unable to fight back and was routed. Stafford himself was killed by Lord Rickard Karstark when he tried to reach his horse.[4] After Stafford's death, his more capable son Ser Daven takes charge of his branch of House Lannister.

See also Battle of Oxcross

Family

Stafford has two daughters, Cerenna and Myrielle. He also has a son, Ser Daven.[1] His wife is not mentioned.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tywin
Lannister
 
Joanna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myranda
Lefford
 
Stafford
 
2 sons
 
2 daughters
 
Damon
 
Ella
Lannister
 
Lynora
Hill
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tyrion
Lannister
 
Jaime
Lannister
 
Cersei
Lannister
 
Robert
Baratheon
 
Daven
 
Cerenna
 
Myrielle
 
Shiera
Crakehall
 
Damion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joffrey
Baratheon
 
Margaery
Tyrell*
 
Myrcella
Baratheon
 
Tommen
Baratheon
 
Margaery
Tyrell*
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lucion
 
Lanna
 
Antario
Jast
 
 
 


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