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[[File:Harry Strickland by mustamirri.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Depiction by mustamirri]]
 
[[File:Harry Strickland by mustamirri.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Depiction by mustamirri]]
'''Harry Strickland''', also known as '''Homeless Harry Strickland''', is the current commander to the [[Golden Company]].
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'''Harry Strickland''', also known as '''Homeless Harry Strickland''', is the captain-general in command of the [[Golden Company]].
  
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
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==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 Strickland's great grandsire lost his lands when he rose in rebellion with [[Daemon Blackfyre]]. 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 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}} After the death of the previous commander, [[Myles Toyne|Blackheart]], Harry was made the new company commander.
  
 
==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 company to three miles south of [[Volon Therys]], where they are met by [[Jon Connington]] and [[Aegon Targaryen]].{{Ref|aDwD|24}} When the company [[Landing of the Golden Company|invades]] [[Westeros]], Harry is weary and reluctant to fight. Connington looks down on him constantly as a coward.{{Ref|aDwD|61}}
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 18:12, 24 June 2013

Harry Strickland
Golden Company pike.png
Golden Company pike.png
Harry Strickland TheMico.jpg
Depiction by TheMico

Alias(es) Homeless Harry Strickland
Title(s) Captain-General
Allegiance House Strickland
the Golden Company
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons
Depiction by mustamirri

Harry Strickland, also known as Homeless Harry Strickland, is the captain-general in command of the Golden Company.

Appearance

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. He likes elephants.[1]

History

Harry Strickland's great grandsire lost his lands when he rose in rebellion with Daemon Blackfyre. 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 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.[1] After the death of the previous commander, Blackheart, Harry was made the new company commander.

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Harry brings the company to three miles south of Volon Therys, where they are met by Jon Connington and Aegon Targaryen.[1] When the company invades Westeros, Harry is weary and reluctant to fight. Connington looks down on him constantly as a coward.[2]

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 24, The Lost Lord.
  2. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 61, The Griffin Reborn.