Wendel Manderly

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Wendel Manderly
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Title Ser
Allegiance House Manderly
Born In or between 254 AC and 263 AC[1], at White Harbor[2]
Died In 299 AC, at the Twins
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Appears)
A Clash of Kings (Appears)
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Feast for Crows (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

Played by Oddie Braddell
TV series Season 3

Ser Wendel Manderly is a knight from House Manderly. He is the second son of Lord Wyman Manderly.

Character and Appearance

See also: Images of Wendel Manderly

Wendel is not quite as fat as his father, Wyman, and older brother, Wylis, but is still considered immense. He is loud and boisterous. He wears a large mustache and is bald.[3] He has a round moon face and values his honor highly.[4]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Ser Wendel accompanies his brother, Wylis, to the muster when Robb Stark calls his banners.[3] He stays with Robb's force on the march south and is named as one of his personal guard during the Battle of the Whispering Wood.[5]

A Clash of Kings

Wendel accompanies Lady Catelyn Tully south to meet with Renly Baratheon and Stannis Baratheon.[4] Catelyn notes that Wendel only values his honor more than his food.

A Storm of Swords

After Robb Stark breaks his marriage contract with House Frey, Wendel offers to take a Frey bride as part of an apology to the Freys.[6] He is slain during the Red Wedding, taking a crossbow bolt to the mouth.[7]

A Dance with Dragons

Wendel's bones are returned to his father by a trio of Freys, Rhaegar, Jared and Symond, who also come to ensure White Harbor bends the knee to King Tommen.

Quotes about Wendel

A valiant boy, and jolly.[8]
- Wyman Manderly

Wendel was always a brave boy. I was not surprised to learn he died a hero.[9]
- Wyman Manderly


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References and Notes

  1. See the Wendel Manderly calculation.
  2. A World of Ice and Fire, "Wendel Manderly" entry.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 55, Catelyn VIII.
  4. 4.0 4.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 22, Catelyn II.
  5. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 63, Catelyn X.
  6. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 14, Catelyn II.
  7. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 51, Catelyn VII.
  8. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 16, Bran II.
  9. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 19, Davos III.

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