Myr

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Myr
City state, one of the Free Cities
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Location Essos, Free Cities, Hills of Norvos
Government Magisters
Religion Mixed religions
Founded Approx 1000 years ago

Myr is one of the Free Cities. It is known for its lace and its green nectar.[1] Myr sits on the eastern shore of the Sea of Myrth, along the western coast of the eastern continent.[2]

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About

The inhabitants of the city are renowned for being great craftsmen. Its main exports are its finished goods, such as its carpets and lace. The best glass comes from Myr; a clear pane is worth its weight in spice. The best far-eyes are also made in Myr, and are as a result known as Myrish eyes. Myr produces gowns made of Myrish lace.[3]

The city is located on the mainland of the eastern continent and is ruled by Magisters. It has its own language. Most native Myrmen are dark-haired and dark-eyed.[4]

Recent Events

A Myrish Villa. © Fantasy Flight Games

A Clash of Kings

Varys reveals that he became a eunuch while he was part of a mummer's company in Myr.[5]

A Storm of Swords

When Tyrosh and Lys were on the verge of war, they both attempted to make Myr their ally.[6]

A Feast for Crows

Myr is on the verge of war with Tyrosh and Lys. They had contracted the sellsword company, the Golden Company, however the sellswords broke their contract.[7]

A Dance with Dragons

Tyrion discovers that Illyrio's manse has wine from Myr in the cellar. [8]

Davos Seaworth notices a threadbare Myrish carpet on the floor of Lord Godric Borrell’s hall on Sweetsister.[9]

One of Haldon Halfmaester’s lessons with Young Griff’s on the Shy Maid is on languages, which includes the low dialect of Myr, which Tyrion notices Young Griff is fluent in.

The Selaesori Qhoran carried 50 Myrish carpets amongst its cargo.[10]

Davos notices that there is a Myrish carpet on the floor of Wyman Manderly’s secret room where he meets with Wyman and Robett Glover.[11]

There is a Myrish carpet on the floor of Tyrion’s whore’s bedchamber in Selhorys. Drunk, Tyrion retches onto it. The carpet is wonderful, thick and as comforting as lies.

At the Wall, Jon Snow muses that glass might be of use there. Castle Black needs its own glass gardens, like the ones at Winterfell. He thinks that they could grow vegetables even in the deep of winter. He recalls that the best glass comes from Myr, but a good clear pane is worth its weight in spice, and green and yellow glass would not work as well. He realises what they need is gold. If they had enough coin, the watch could buy ‘prentice glass-blowers and glaziers in Myr, bring them north and offer them their freedom for teaching them their art to some of the Night’s Watch recruits.[12]

Victarion Greyjoy captured a Myrish cog named Dove on her way to Yunkai by way of New Ghis with a cargo of carpets, sweet green wines, and Myrish lace. Her captain owned a Myrish eyes that makes far-off things look close. Victarian claims it for himself.[13]

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