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Ser '''Daven Lannister''' is a member of the large Lannister family. He is the son of Ser [[Stafford Lannister]], a cousin and brother-in-law of Lord [[Tywin Lannister]].  
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Ser '''Daven Lannister''' is a member of the large [[House Lannister|Lannister]] family. He is the son of Ser [[Stafford Lannister]], a cousin and brother-in-law of Lord [[Tywin Lannister]].  
  
==Appearance and personality==
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==Appearance & Personality==
Daven has brown eyes. After his father was killed by [[Rickard Karstark]] during the Battle of [[Oxcross]], he vowed to let his hair grow until he had avenged him.  Although his father's killer was executed by [[Robb Stark]] for treason he apparently has not yet cut his hair. At the time of the [[Siege of Riverrun]], Daven has long yellow hair, a thick mustache and beard, and looks like a lion.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 33|Chapter 33]], Jaime</ref>
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Daven has brown eyes. After his father was killed by [[Rickard Karstark]] during the Battle of [[Oxcross]], he vowed to let his hair grow until he had avenged him.  Although his father's killer was executed by [[Robb Stark]] for treason he apparently has not yet cut his hair. At the time of the [[Siege of Riverrun]], Daven has long yellow hair, a thick mustache and beard, and looks like a lion.{{Ref|aFfC|33}}
  
Daven is blunt and outspoken. He talks with his cousin [[Jaime Lannister]] about the true loyalty of the [[Riverlands]] nobles in front of some their pages. During the war council he openly says that [[Ryman Frey]] is drunk instead of sick.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 33|Chapter 33]], Jaime</ref> He can also make a jovial impression, joking with Jaime about the loss of his hand and the drunk abuse of Ryman Frey.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 33|Chapter 33]], Jaime</ref>
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Daven is blunt and outspoken. He talks with his cousin [[Jaime Lannister]] about the true loyalty of the [[Riverlands]] nobles in front of some their pages. During the war council he openly says that [[Ryman Frey]] is drunk instead of sick. He can also make a jovial impression, joking with Jaime about the loss of his hand and the drunk abuse of Ryman Frey.{{Ref|aFfC|33}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===A Clash of Kings===
 
===A Clash of Kings===
Daven's father is killed in the [[Battle of Oxcross]] by Lord [[Rickard Karstark]]. Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] and Ser [[Brynden Tully]] did not think much of Stafford's capacities but held Daven in higher esteem.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 7|Chapter 7]], Catelyn</ref>
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Daven's father, Ser [[Stafford Lannister]], is killed in the [[Battle of Oxcross]] by Lord [[Rickard Karstark]]. Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] and Ser [[Brynden Tully]] did not think much of Stafford's capacities but they hold Daven in higher esteem.{{Ref|aCoK|7}}
  
 
===A Storm of Swords===
 
===A Storm of Swords===
After the [[House Stark|Stark]] army returns to the Riverlands, Daven gathers the remaining soldiers of his father's army and makes preparations to invade the Riverlands again.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 19|Chapter 19]], Tyrion</ref> As part of the pact between Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] and Lord [[Walder Frey]] concerning the betrayal of [[Robb Stark]], Daven was to wed a [[House Frey|Frey]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 53|Chapter 53]], Tyrion</ref> After the [[Red Wedding]], Ser Daven and Ser [[Forley Prester]] were to join forces at the [[Golden Tooth]] and meet up with Ser [[Ryman Frey]] to [[Siege of Riverrun|besiege Riverrun]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 60|Chapter 60]], Tyrion</ref>
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After the [[House Stark|Stark]] army returns to the Riverlands, Daven gathers the remaining soldiers of his father's army and makes preparations to invade the Riverlands again.{{Ref|aSoS|19}}
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As part of the pact between Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] and Lord [[Walder Frey]] concerning the betrayal of [[Robb Stark]], Daven has to wed a [[House Frey|Frey]].{{Ref|aSoS|53}} After the [[Red Wedding]], Ser Daven and Ser [[Forley Prester]] are supposed to join forces at the [[Golden Tooth]] and meet up with Ser [[Ryman Frey]] to [[Siege of Riverrun|besiege Riverrun]].{{Ref|aSoS|60}}
  
 
===A Feast for Crows===
 
===A Feast for Crows===
At the [[Red Wedding]] the [[Northmen]] and their riverlord allies were betrayed and decimated by the Freys and [[House Bolton|Boltons]]. To the remaining lords, the Lannisters offered generous terms to stop the fight. Most nobles surrendered with the exception of [[Jason Mallister]], [[Tytos Blackwood]] and [[Brynden Tully]], who still held Riverrun with a sizable garrison. After [[Kevan Lannister]]'s refusal to serve as [[Hand of the King]], [[Cersei Lannister|Queen Cersei]] names Daven [[Warden of the West]] and commands him to lay siege to Riverrun.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 12|Chapter 12]], Cersei</ref> The siege did not go easy. Brynden Tully had taken all the food he could find to Riverrun so the Lannister army could not live off the land. Furthermore there were quarrels among the besiegers. Daven complained that the Freys were not helping their allies and only gathered food for themselves. A part of the army was formed of Riverland nobles who had surrendered. Although taken back in the King's peace they were still less then enthusiastic about fighting their former allies. Daven had wanted to storm the castle but was not able to persuade the other commanders.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 33|Chapter 33]], Jaime</ref>
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After [[Kevan Lannister]]'s refusal to serve as [[Hand of the King]], [[Cersei Lannister|Queen Cersei]] names Daven [[Warden of the West]] and commands him to lay siege to [[Riverrun]], where Ser [[Brynden Tully]] still holds a sizable garrison.{{Ref|aFfC|12}}
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The siege does not go easy. Brynden Tully has taken all the food he could find to Riverrun, so the [[House Lannister|Lannister]] army can not live off the land. Furthermore, there are quarrels among the besiegers. The [[House Frey|Freys]] are not helping their allies and only gather food for themselves. In addition, a part of the forces consists of Riverland nobles who have surrendered. Although taken back in the King's peace, they are still less than enthusiastic about fighting their former allies. Daven wants to storm the castle, but is not able to persuade his commanders. {{Ref|aFfC|33}}
  
When Jaime arrives to take over the command, Daven is pleased to be relieved of this task and happily informed Jaime of the troubles.
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When Jaime arrives to take over the command, Daven is pleased to be relieved of this task and happily informs Jaime of the troubles.{{Ref|aFfC|33}}
  
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
Before he was killed, Stafford was negotiating to betroth his son to [[Desmera Redwyne]]. An agreement had not been reached but the matter was dropped because Tywin arranged a Frey wife for Daven. The purpose of this marriage was to consolidate the Lannister - Frey alliance. Daven has no love for the Freys but says that he will "wed and bed his [[w:stoat|stoat]]" as he knows what happened to [[Robb Stark]].<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 33|Chapter 33]], Jaime</ref>
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Before he was killed, Stafford was negotiating to betroth his son to [[Desmera Redwyne]]. An agreement had not been reached, but the matter was dropped because Tywin arranged a [[House Frey|Frey]] wife for Daven. The purpose of this marriage was to consolidate the Lannister - Frey alliance. Daven has no love for the Freys but says that he will "wed and bed his [[w:stoat|stoat]]" as he knows what happened to [[Robb Stark]].{{Ref|aFfC|33}}
  
 
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Revision as of 23:43, 7 May 2013

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Ser Daven Lannister - Fantasy Flight Games ©

Title Warden of the West
Ser
Allegiance House Lannister
Book(s)

A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)

A Feast for Crows (Appears)

Ser Daven Lannister is a member of the large Lannister family. He is the son of Ser Stafford Lannister, a cousin and brother-in-law of Lord Tywin Lannister.

Appearance & Personality

Daven has brown eyes. After his father was killed by Rickard Karstark during the Battle of Oxcross, he vowed to let his hair grow until he had avenged him. Although his father's killer was executed by Robb Stark for treason he apparently has not yet cut his hair. At the time of the Siege of Riverrun, Daven has long yellow hair, a thick mustache and beard, and looks like a lion.[1]

Daven is blunt and outspoken. He talks with his cousin Jaime Lannister about the true loyalty of the Riverlands nobles in front of some their pages. During the war council he openly says that Ryman Frey is drunk instead of sick. He can also make a jovial impression, joking with Jaime about the loss of his hand and the drunk abuse of Ryman Frey.[1]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Daven's father, Ser Stafford Lannister, is killed in the Battle of Oxcross by Lord Rickard Karstark. Ser Jaime Lannister and Ser Brynden Tully did not think much of Stafford's capacities but they hold Daven in higher esteem.[2]

A Storm of Swords

After the Stark army returns to the Riverlands, Daven gathers the remaining soldiers of his father's army and makes preparations to invade the Riverlands again.[3]

As part of the pact between Lord Tywin Lannister and Lord Walder Frey concerning the betrayal of Robb Stark, Daven has to wed a Frey.[4] After the Red Wedding, Ser Daven and Ser Forley Prester are supposed to join forces at the Golden Tooth and meet up with Ser Ryman Frey to besiege Riverrun.[5]

A Feast for Crows

After Kevan Lannister's refusal to serve as Hand of the King, Queen Cersei names Daven Warden of the West and commands him to lay siege to Riverrun, where Ser Brynden Tully still holds a sizable garrison.[6]

The siege does not go easy. Brynden Tully has taken all the food he could find to Riverrun, so the Lannister army can not live off the land. Furthermore, there are quarrels among the besiegers. The Freys are not helping their allies and only gather food for themselves. In addition, a part of the forces consists of Riverland nobles who have surrendered. Although taken back in the King's peace, they are still less than enthusiastic about fighting their former allies. Daven wants to storm the castle, but is not able to persuade his commanders. [1]

When Jaime arrives to take over the command, Daven is pleased to be relieved of this task and happily informs Jaime of the troubles.[1]

Family

Before he was killed, Stafford was negotiating to betroth his son to Desmera Redwyne. An agreement had not been reached, but the matter was dropped because Tywin arranged a Frey wife for Daven. The purpose of this marriage was to consolidate the Lannister - Frey alliance. Daven has no love for the Freys but says that he will "wed and bed his stoat" as he knows what happened to Robb Stark.[1]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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