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| Character_name = Harry Strickland [[File:Golden Company pike.png|11px|left]] [[File:Golden Company pike.png|11px|right]]
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| Character_name = [[File:None.svg|50px|left]] Harry Strickland [[File:Golden Company.svg|50px|right]]
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| image = [[File:Harry strickland by oznerol 1516.png|250px]]
| image_caption = Depiction by TheMico
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| image_caption = Harry Strickland by [http://oznerol-1516.deviantart.com/ Oznerol-1516]©
| Alias         = Homeless Harry Strickland
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| Alias = Homeless Harry Strickland
| Title         = Captain
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| Title = [[Knight|Ser]]{{Ref|ADWD|8}}<br>[[Captain-general]]{{Ref|ADWD|Appendix}}<br>[[Paymaster]]{{Ref|ADWD|24}} (formerly)
| Allegiance     = [[House Strickland]]<br>the [[Golden Company]]
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| Allegiance = [[House Strickland]]<br>[[Golden Company]]
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| Books         = [[A Dance with Dragons]]
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| Books = ''[[A Dance with Dragons]]'' (appears)<br>''[[The Winds of Winter]]'' (mentioned)
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| Played_by = [[w:Marc Rissmann|Marc Rissmann]]
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| TV_series = [[Game of Thrones - Season 8|Season 8]]
 
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[[File:Harry Strickland by cabepfir.jpg|250px|right|Depiction by cabepfir]]
 
'''Harry Strickland''', also known as '''Homeless Harry Strickland''', is the current commander to the [[Golden Company]].
 
  
==Appearance==
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Ser '''Harry Strickland''', also known as '''Homeless Harry Strickland''', is a captain-general of the [[Golden Company]] and an exiled [[knight]] from [[House Strickland]].{{Ref|ADWD|24}} In the television adaptation ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' he is portrayed by [[w:Marc Rissmann|Marc Rissmann]].
Harry Strickland looks little like a warrior. He is portly, with a big round head, mild grey eyes and thinning grey hair that he brushes sideways to cover up a bald spot.{{Ref|aDwD|24}}
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==Appearance and Character==
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:''See also: [[:Category:Images of Harry Strickland|Images of Harry Strickland]]''
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Harry is portly, with a big round head, mild grey eyes and thinning grey hair that he brushes sideways to cover up a bald spot. He likes [[elephant]]s.{{Ref|ADWD|24}}
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Harry likes to boast "[[Golden Company|gold]] for four generations". He complains often of blisters on his feet from long marches and is not the bravest of men.{{Ref|ADWD|24}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Harry Strickland's great grandsire lost his lands when he rose in rebellion with [[Daemon Blackfyre]] so Harry was born in exile and raised with the Golden Company as was his father and his grandfather. He likes to boast "Gold for four generations". He also complains often of blisters on his feet from long marches and is not the bravest of  men. Prior to his elevation to leadership Harry was the Company Paymaster.{{Ref|aDwD|24}}
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Harry's great-grandsire lost his lands when he rose in the [[First Blackfyre Rebellion]] with [[Daemon I Blackfyre]]. Harry was born in exile and raised with the [[Golden Company]], as was his father and his grandfather. After the death of the previous commander, Ser [[Myles Toyne]], Harry was made the new captain-general, and [[Gorys Edoryen]] replaced Harry as paymaster.{{Ref|ADWD|24}} Ser [[Rolly Duckfield]] was once Harry's [[squire]],{{Ref|ADWD|8}} and his current squire is [[Watkyn]].{{Ref|ADWD|24}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Dance with Dragons===
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
After the death of [[Myles Toyne|Blackheart]], Harry was made the new company commander and he brought the company to [[Volantis]]. [[Jon Connington]] and [[Aegon Targaryen]] meet him and his commanders.{{Ref|aDwD|24}} When the company [[Landing of the Golden Company|invaded]] [[Westeros]], Harry was always weary and reluctant to fight. Connington looks down on him constantly as a coward.{{Ref|aDwD|61}}
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Harry brings the [[Golden Company]] to three miles south of [[Volon Therys]], where they are met by [[Jon Connington]] and [[Aegon Targaryen (son of Rhaegar)|Aegon Targaryen]].{{Ref|ADWD|24}}
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During the [[landing of the Golden Company]] in the [[stormlands]], Harry is weary and reluctant to fight. Jon looks down on him constantly as a coward.{{Ref|ADWD|61}}
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===''The Winds of Winter''===
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{{Warning/twow}}
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[[Chain]] tells Princess [[Arianne Martell]] that someone once made off with Harry's favorite [[elephant]].<ref name=Ar2>''[[The Winds of Winter]]'', [[Arianne II (The Winds of Winter)|Arianne II]]</ref>
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==Quotes by Harry==
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{{Quote|You will pardon me if I do not rise. Our march was wearisome, and my toes are prone to blisters. It is a curse.{{Ref|ADWD|24}}|Harry to [[Jon Connington]]}}
  
==References and Notes==
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==Quotes about Harry==
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{{Quote|Homeless Harry looked little like a warrior.{{Ref|ADWD|24}}|thoughts of [[Jon Connington]]}}
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{{Quote|Harry Strickland had always been a genial man, better at hammering out contracts than at hammering on foes. He had a nose for [[Currency|gold]], but whether he had the belly for battle was another question.{{Ref|ADWD|24}}|thoughts of [[Jon Connington]]}}
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{{Quote|Harry's an old [[maid]], isn't he?{{Ref|ADWD|61}}|[[Aegon Targaryen (son of Rhaegar)|Aegon Targaryen]] to [[Jon Connington]]}}
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==References==
 
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[[Category:Mercenaries|Strickland, Harry]]
 
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[[ru:Гарри Стрикленд]]

Latest revision as of 20:00, 3 July 2022

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Harry Strickland
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Harry Strickland by Oznerol-1516©

Alias(es) Homeless Harry Strickland
Title(s) Ser[1]
Captain-general[2]
Paymaster[3] (formerly)
Allegiance House Strickland
Golden Company
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (appears)
The Winds of Winter (mentioned)

Played by Marc Rissmann
TV series Season 8

Ser Harry Strickland, also known as Homeless Harry Strickland, is a captain-general of the Golden Company and an exiled knight from House Strickland.[3] In the television adaptation Game of Thrones he is portrayed by Marc Rissmann.

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Harry Strickland

Harry is portly, with a big round head, mild grey eyes and thinning grey hair that he brushes sideways to cover up a bald spot. He likes elephants.[3]

Harry likes to boast "gold for four generations". He complains often of blisters on his feet from long marches and is not the bravest of men.[3]

History

Harry's great-grandsire lost his lands when he rose in the First Blackfyre Rebellion with Daemon I Blackfyre. Harry was born in exile and raised with the Golden Company, as was his father and his grandfather. After the death of the previous commander, Ser Myles Toyne, Harry was made the new captain-general, and Gorys Edoryen replaced Harry as paymaster.[3] Ser Rolly Duckfield was once Harry's squire,[1] and his current squire is Watkyn.[3]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Harry brings the Golden Company to three miles south of Volon Therys, where they are met by Jon Connington and Aegon Targaryen.[3]

During the landing of the Golden Company in the stormlands, Harry is weary and reluctant to fight. Jon looks down on him constantly as a coward.[4]

The Winds of Winter

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This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Chain tells Princess Arianne Martell that someone once made off with Harry's favorite elephant.[5]

Quotes by Harry

You will pardon me if I do not rise. Our march was wearisome, and my toes are prone to blisters. It is a curse.[3]

—Harry to Jon Connington

Quotes about Harry

Homeless Harry looked little like a warrior.[3]

—thoughts of Jon Connington

Harry Strickland had always been a genial man, better at hammering out contracts than at hammering on foes. He had a nose for gold, but whether he had the belly for battle was another question.[3]

—thoughts of Jon Connington

Harry's an old maid, isn't he?[4]

References