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==Prelude==
 
==Prelude==
Ser [[Jaime Lannister]], fresh off his victory at the [[Battle of the Golden Tooth]] he marches directly on river [[Riverrun]], where [[Edmure Tully]] hastily assembles his lord's troops.  
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Ser [[Jaime Lannister]], fresh off his victory at the [[Battle of the Golden Tooth]], marched directly on [[Riverrun]], where Ser [[Edmure Tully]] hastily assembled his father's troops.  
  
 
==Battle==  
 
==Battle==  
Ser [[Jaime Lannister]], met the massed power of the Tullys under the walls of Riverrun. Securing a victory, putting the lords of the Riverlands to rout, Ser [[Edmure Tully]] and many of his knights and bannermen, were taken captive. While Lord [[Tytos Blackwood]] managed to lead some of the surviving men back within Riverrun, where Jaime has them under siege.{{Ref|aGoT|56}}
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Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] met the massed power of the [[House Tully|Tullys]] under the walls of Riverrun. Securing a victory, Jaime put the lords of the [[Riverlands]] to rout. Ser [[Edmure Tully]] and many of his knights and bannermen were taken captive. Lord [[Tytos Blackwood]] managed to lead some of the surviving men back within Riverrun, where Jaime placed them under siege.{{Ref|aGoT|56}}
  
 
==Aftermath==
 
==Aftermath==
At this point, the war is essentially lost for the Riverlands. The Tullys host is scattered, many survivors fled to their own strongholds. Riverrun is besieged, the heir captured, and the rest of the country defenseless. The only possible relive can come from the Starks who are cut off by the green fork river and the second lannister host.
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At this point, the war is essentially lost for the Riverlands. With the Tully host scattered, many survivors fled to their own strongholds. Riverrun is besieged, its heir captured, and the rest of the region defenseless. The only possible relief can come from the [[Northmen]], who are cut off by the Green Fork of the Trident and the second [[House Lannister|Lannister]] host under [[Tywin Lannister|Lord Tywin]].
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 02:56, 17 February 2012

Battle of Riverrun
Conflict War of the Five Kings
Date 298 AC
Place Riverrun
Result Lannister victory
Combatants
House Lannister House Tully
Commanders
Ser Jaime Lannister Ser Edmure Tully
Strength
less than 15,000. unknown
Casualties
unknown many

The Battle of Riverrun was the second major battle of the conflict known as the War of the Five Kings.

Prelude

Ser Jaime Lannister, fresh off his victory at the Battle of the Golden Tooth, marched directly on Riverrun, where Ser Edmure Tully hastily assembled his father's troops.

Battle

Ser Jaime Lannister met the massed power of the Tullys under the walls of Riverrun. Securing a victory, Jaime put the lords of the Riverlands to rout. Ser Edmure Tully and many of his knights and bannermen were taken captive. Lord Tytos Blackwood managed to lead some of the surviving men back within Riverrun, where Jaime placed them under siege.[1]

Aftermath

At this point, the war is essentially lost for the Riverlands. With the Tully host scattered, many survivors fled to their own strongholds. Riverrun is besieged, its heir captured, and the rest of the region defenseless. The only possible relief can come from the Northmen, who are cut off by the Green Fork of the Trident and the second Lannister host under Lord Tywin.

References and Notes