Glendon Flowers

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Glendon Flowers
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Alias Glendon Ball[1]
The Knight of the Pussywillows[1]
Glendon the Bastard[1]
The Bastard of the Pussywillows[1]
Title Ser[1]
Culture Crownlands
Born In 196 AC or 197 AC[2]
Book(s) The Mystery Knight (appears)
Personal Arms A fireball blazing red and yellow across a night black field[1]

Ser Glendon Flowers was a hedge knight during the reign of King Aerys I Targaryen. He referred to himself as Glendon Ball, but was mockingly referred to as the Knight of the Pussywillows.[1]

Glendon claimed to be the son of Ser Quentyn Ball and used the coat-of-arms of his alleged father, a fireball blazing red and yellow across a night black field, as his own.[1]


Glendon was short and chunky, with thick shoulders and arms heavy with muscle. He had small, close-set eyes, thick eyebrows, a big nose and a prominent chin. Unlike his alleged father, Glendon do not have red hair.[1]


Early Life

Glendon's mother was a camp follower known as Penny Jenny to those who visited her. Among her known lovers was Ser Quentyn Ball. The night before the Battle of the Redgrass Field she lay with dozens of men, which earned her a new nickname, Redgrass Jenny. After the battle, Jenny established herself in King's Landing at an establishment called the Pussywillows. There she raised her two children: her son, who would be known as Ser Glendon Flowers, and her daughter who would become a whore. After Jenny died, the other women working at the Pussywillows raised the two children and told them the story that the mother had put about that the two children were the result of her coupling with Quentyn.[1]

Glendon was taught the knightly arts by an old squire that lived nearby. Half a year before the Whitewalls tourney, Glendon was knighted by Ser Morgan Dunstable in front of two dozen witnesses only after Glendon's sister agreed to give up her maidenhead to Morgan in exchange.[1]

Whitewalls Tourney

Ser Glendon was among the hedge knights camped next to the Gods Eye before the wedding tourney at Whitewalls. He hoped to claim the dragon egg prize and make a name for himself. After almost being refused entry to Whitewalls, Glendon participated in the tourney and unhorsed Ser Argrave the Defiant, Lord Alyn Cockshaw, Lord Costayne, and Ser Mortimer Boggs.[1]

In an effort to remove him from the path of Daemon II Blackfyre and victory, Lord Gormon Peake framed Ser Glendon with the theft of the dragon egg. He was tortured by Ser Tommard Heddle while in the dungeons and was only released on the condition he face Daemon in a joust. While still reeling from the effects of the torture, Glendon unhorsed Daemon in the first tilt, proving his innocence.[1]