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==History==
 
==History==
Cleon was once a slave owned by [[Grazdan mo Ullhor]], where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in Astapor.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]], Daenerys</ref>
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Cleon was once a slave owned by [[Grazdan mo Ullhor]], where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in [[Astapor]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]], Daenerys</ref>
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===A Storm of Swords===
 
===A Storm of Swords===
After [[Daenerys Targaryen]] conquered the city of Astapor, she installed a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirred up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council was attempting to reinstall the deposed Good Masters. With the backing of the people, Cleon executed the council members and installed himself as king.
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After [[Daenerys Targaryen]] conquers the city of [[Astapor]], she installs a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirs up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council is attempting to reinstall the deposed [[Good Masters]]. With the backing of the people, Cleon executes the council members and installs himself as king.
  
Cleon then sent a messenger to Daenerys in [[Meereen]], offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack [[Yunkai]] and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]], Daenerys</ref>
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Cleon then sends a [[Ghael|messenger]] to Daenerys in [[Meereen]], offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack [[Yunkai]] and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]], Daenerys</ref>
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===A Dance with Dragons===
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Cleon is slain by his own men when he commands them to march out and attack the [[Yunkai'i]].  He is succeeded by a string of unsuccessful rulers, including a man calling himself [[Cleon the Second]], his concubine, called Queen Whore, and Cleon the Second's killer, called King Cutthroat.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys IV (A Dance with Dragons)|Daenerys IV]]</ref> When the [[Yunkai'i]] attack [[Astapor]], Cleon's body is disinterred and clad in armor after the [[Graces|Green Grace]] of Astapor sees a vision that he would deliver tham from the Yunkai'i.  The corpse is then strapped onto a horse to lead the remnants of his new, subpar [[Unsullied]] into battle.  Every man in the sortie was killed.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Daenerys V (A Dance with Dragons)|Daenerys V]]</ref>
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 04:24, 29 August 2011

Cleon
Alias Cleon the Great
The Butcher King
Title King Cleon of Astapor
Culture Astapori
Died At Astapor
Book(s) A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons

King Cleon of Astapor, also known as Cleon the Great and The Butcher King, is the current ruler of Astapor. He has three daughters by his first wife and two of his newer wives are with child.[1]

History

Cleon was once a slave owned by Grazdan mo Ullhor, where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in Astapor.[2]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

After Daenerys Targaryen conquers the city of Astapor, she installs a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirs up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council is attempting to reinstall the deposed Good Masters. With the backing of the people, Cleon executes the council members and installs himself as king.

Cleon then sends a messenger to Daenerys in Meereen, offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack Yunkai and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

Cleon is slain by his own men when he commands them to march out and attack the Yunkai'i. He is succeeded by a string of unsuccessful rulers, including a man calling himself Cleon the Second, his concubine, called Queen Whore, and Cleon the Second's killer, called King Cutthroat.[4] When the Yunkai'i attack Astapor, Cleon's body is disinterred and clad in armor after the Green Grace of Astapor sees a vision that he would deliver tham from the Yunkai'i. The corpse is then strapped onto a horse to lead the remnants of his new, subpar Unsullied into battle. Every man in the sortie was killed.[5]

References and Notes