Eldon Estermont

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Eldon Estermont
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Eldon Estermont, art by Jen Zee ©.

Allegiance House Estermont
Culture Stormlander
Born 228232 AC[2]
Issue Aemon Estermont

Eldon Estermont is a knight of House Estermont.


Eldon is around seventy years old.[1]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

At the onset of the War of the Five Kings, Ser Eldon supports Renly Baratheon.[3] After Renly's death, he goes over to Stannis Baratheon's side and fights in the Battle of the Blackwater.[4][5]

A Storm of Swords

Following the defeat at the Blackwater Rush, Ser Eldon is either captured or changes sides and is among the Estermonts who swear fealty to King Joffrey I Baratheon.[6]

A Feast for Crows

Now Lord of Greenstone, Eldon is betrothed and married to Sylva Santagar very quickly, as her punishment by the Prince of Dorne, Doran Martell, for having conspired with Princess Arianne Martell to place Princess Myrcella Baratheon on the Iron Throne.[1]

A Dance with Dragons

Marq Mandrake takes the island of Estermont during the landing of the Golden Company.[7][8][9]


The Appendix of A Feast for Crows states Eldon is the uncle of Stannis Baratheon, the father of Aemon Estermont, and the brother of Lomas Estermont. However, the Appendix of A Dance with Dragons states Eldon is the great-uncle of Stannis and has two sons, Aemon and Lomas. See House Estermont/Family Trees for more information about this topic.

Behind the Scenes

Eldon's name is once misspelled as "Elden" in A Feast for Crows.[10]