Alester Florent

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Title Hand of the King
Lord of Brightwater Keep
Allegiance House Florent
Spouse Melara Crane
Book(s) A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords

Lord Alester Florent, Lord of Brightwater Keep and the head of the House Florent. He is married to Melara Crane and is the brother of Ser Axell Florent. He is also Samwell Tarly's grandfather. He is old, thin and tall, with silver hair and a beard shaped in a spike surrounding a long and distinguished face.[1] He is considered rich, courtly and ambitious.[2]

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A Clash of Kings

After following Tyrell in supporting Renly Baratheon, he rallies his house and is the first of those who swore to Renly to go over to Stannis Baratheon's cause.[3] He was the first of the new lords to discard the Faith of the Seven and take up the worship of R'hllor.[4] After joining with Stannis, he briefly becomes Stannis's Hand of the King.[5]

A Storm of Swords

He is imprisoned in Dragonstone after he attempted to make peace with House Lannister after the defeat of Battle of the Blackwater. When Stannis decides to cast off to the Wall following the advice of his new Hand, Lord Davos Seaworth, Melisandre burns him alive in order to obtain favorable winds for this expedition to the North.

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alester
 
Melara Crane
 
 
 
 
 
Axell
 
 
 
 
 
Ryam
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Randyll Tarly
 
Melessa
 
Alekyne
 
Rhea
 
Leyton Hightower
 
Stannis Baratheon
 
Selyse
 
Imry
 
Erren
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samwell Tarly
 
Talla Tarly
 
2 daughters
 
Dickon Tarly
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shireen Baratheon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colin
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
Rylene
 
Rycherd Crane
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hosman Norcross
 
Delena
 
Robert I
Baratheon
 
Omer
 
Merrell
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alester Norcross
 
Renly Norcross
 
Edric
Storm
 


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