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'''Rook's Rest''' is the seat of [[House Staunton]] in the [[Crownlands]]. It is located to the northeast of [[King's Landing]], on the shore opposite [[Dragonstone]].<ref>It is called ''Rooks Rest'' on the map. [[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Map of the South|Map of the South]]</ref>
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'''Rook's Rest'''{{ref|AWOIAF}}<ref>It is called Rooks Rest on the [[A Dance with Dragons-Map of the South|Map of the South]] in ''[[A Dance with Dragons]]''.</ref> is the seat of [[House Staunton]] in the [[crownlands]]. It is located on the northern shore of [[Blackwater Bay]], west of [[Crackclaw Point]]. The castle is northwest of [[Driftmark]], northeast of [[Duskendale]], and southeast of [[Maidenpool]].{{ref|TLOIAF}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
During the [[Dance of the Dragons]], [[Criston Cole]] laid siege to Rook's Rest. Lord Staunton watched as his surrounding holdings were destroyed. After nine days a dragon called [[Meleys | The Red Queen]] arrived with [[Rhaenys Targaryen (The Queen Who Never Was) | Rhaenys Targaryen]] on her back. Criston, serving as bait, fought the dragon with artillery until [[Aegon II]]'s dragons showed up. Afterward, Aegon put the garrison to the sword. <ref>[[The Princess and the Queen]]</ref>
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After Lord Staunton and his wife died of the [[Shivers]] in {{date|59}}, their children locked themselves in their bedchambers but still died of the illness.{{ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
  
Because of the devastation resulting from a dragon fight, the western area of the castle became called the field of shes.
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During the [[Dance of the Dragons]], [[Rhaenys Targaryen (daughter of Aemon)|Rhaenys Targaryen]] and her dragon, [[Meleys]], were killed in the [[battle at Rook's Rest]]. Ser [[Criston Cole]] and Prince [[Aemond Targaryen]] executed [[Lord Staunton]] after the battle. Lord [[Walys Mooton]] led the [[retaking of Rook's Rest]], but he died in an attempt to slay [[Sunfyre]].{{ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - The Red Dragon and the Gold}}
  
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Latest revision as of 18:39, 28 January 2019

The crownlands and the location of Rook's Rest
The crownlands and the location of Rook's Rest
Rook's Rest
The crownlands and the location of Rook's Rest

Rook's Rest[1][2] is the seat of House Staunton in the crownlands. It is located on the northern shore of Blackwater Bay, west of Crackclaw Point. The castle is northwest of Driftmark, northeast of Duskendale, and southeast of Maidenpool.[3]

History

After Lord Staunton and his wife died of the Shivers in 59 AC, their children locked themselves in their bedchambers but still died of the illness.[4]

During the Dance of the Dragons, Rhaenys Targaryen and her dragon, Meleys, were killed in the battle at Rook's Rest. Ser Criston Cole and Prince Aemond Targaryen executed Lord Staunton after the battle. Lord Walys Mooton led the retaking of Rook's Rest, but he died in an attempt to slay Sunfyre.[5]

References

  1. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire.
  2. It is called Rooks Rest on the Map of the South in A Dance with Dragons.
  3. The Lands of Ice and Fire.
  4. Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
  5. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Red Dragon and the Gold.