Ardrian Celtigar

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Ardrian Celtigar

Alias the Red Crab
Title Lord of Claw Isle
Allegiance House Celtigar
Culture crownlands
Born In 229 AC or later[1]
Book(s) A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (appears)

Ardrian Celtigar, known as the Red Crab, is the Lord of Claw Isle and head of House Celtigar.

Appearance and Character

Ardrian is known for his avarice and his wealth. He is considered a sour old man.[2] Lord Celtigar owns a mantle patterned with red garnet crabs.[3]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

As a vassal of Dragonstone, Lord Ardrian supports Stannis Baratheon when he lays claim to the Iron Throne, but without real enthusiasm. He is present when Melisandre burns the sept at Dragonstone.[4] He is captured at the Battle of the Blackwater and bends the knee to King Joffrey I Baratheon.[2]

A Storm of Swords

Ardrian stays in King's Landing in fear of reprisals from Stannis. He is present at the wedding of King Joffrey to Margaery Tyrell, and later testifies against Tyrion Lannister at his trial for regicide.[5]