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'''Salt king''' was an ancient title among the [[ironborn]] during the [[Age of Heroes]]. Each of the [[Iron Islands]] had both a [[Rock King|Rock]] and a [[Salt King]]. While the Rock King ruled the island itself, the Salt King commanded at sea, whenever the island's longships sailed. They were chosen at the [[kingsmoot]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Driftwood Cronws}}
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'''Salt king''' was an ancient title among the [[ironborn]] during the [[Age of Heroes]]. Each of the [[Iron Islands]] had both a [[Rock King|Rock]] and a salt king. While the rock king ruled the island itself, the salt king commanded at sea, whenever the island's longships sailed. They were chosen at the [[kingsmoot]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Driftwood Cronws}}
  
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The tradition of salt kings ended with [[Urron Greyiron]] abolished kingsmoots.
 
==Known Salt Kings==
 
==Known Salt Kings==
*[[Urras Greyiron]], called Ironfoot, salt king of Orkmont
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*[[Urras Greyiron]], called Ironfoot, salt king of [[Orkmont]]
==References and Notes==
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*[[Urron Greyiron]], called Urron Redhand, salt king of [[Orkmont]] and the last salt king
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[[fr:Roi de Sel]]

Latest revision as of 19:14, 16 February 2018

Salt king was an ancient title among the ironborn during the Age of Heroes. Each of the Iron Islands had both a Rock and a salt king. While the rock king ruled the island itself, the salt king commanded at sea, whenever the island's longships sailed. They were chosen at the kingsmoot.[1]

The tradition of salt kings ended with Urron Greyiron abolished kingsmoots.

Known Salt Kings

References

  1. The World of Ice & Fire, Driftwood Cronws.