House Strickland

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House Strickland
Lord Harry Strickland
Region Westeros

House Strickland is a noble house in exile from Westeros.[1]

History

Lord Strickland rose in rebellion with Daemon I Blackfyre during the First Blackfyre Rebellion. After the defeat of the rebels at the Battle of the Redgrass Field, he fled across the narrow sea with Aegor Rivers and the other exiles. Four generations of Stricklands have served in the Golden Company.[1]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Harry Strickland is the captain-general of the Golden Company.[1] The landing of the Golden Company begins their effort to place Aegon Targaryen on the Iron Throne.[2]

Quotes

"Gold for four generations," Harry would boast, as if four generations of exile and defeat were something to take pride in.[1]

—thoughts of Jon Connington

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 24, The Lost Lord.
  2. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 61, The Griffin Reborn.