Blue Bard

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Wat
Alias Blue Bard
Allegiance House Tyrell
Book(s) A Feast for Crows

The Blue Bard is a singer in service with House Tyrell. His real name is Wat.[1] He is young. He dresses all in blue.[2] He dyes his curly, shoulder-length hair blue in the Tyroshi fashion.[3]

History

Wat was the son of a chandler and was raised in the trade however he found he had more talent for making lutes. When he was twelve years old he ran away to join a musician troupe. He had wandered half the Reach before coming to King's Landing in search of patronage.[4]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

As part of the Tyrell entourage, he sings at the wedding of Tommen I and Margaery Tyrell.[5] Queen Cersei connived to use the Blue Bard as a pawn in her efforts to remove Margaery from King's Landing. She had him arrested and sent to the dungeons for seducing Margaery, though he claimed he never had.[6]

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