Jon Piper

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Jon Piper
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Title Lord of Pinkmaiden[1]
Allegiance House Piper[1]
Culture Rivermen[1]
Died In 43 AC, at the Gods Eye[1]
Book(s) The Sons of the Dragon (mentioned)
Fire and Blood (mentioned)

Jon Piper was the Lord of Pinkmaiden and the head of House Piper during the reign of King Maegor I Targaryen. He fought for Prince Aegon Targaryen during the Battle Beneath the Gods Eye.[1] He had two younger brothers and a sister, Melony.[2]

History

After declaring his uncle Maegor I Targaryen a usurper and a tyrant, Prince Aegon the Uncrowned and Princess Rhaena lost many of their supporters while they remained at Casterly Rock, as they left to bend the knee to Maegor at King's Landing. However, Lord Jon Piper, his brothers, and his sister Melony, a friend and former favorite to Rhaena, arrived at Lannisport to swear the loyalty of House Piper.[2]

After claiming their dragons, Aegon and Rhaena gathered their supporters at Pinkmaiden Castle. Lord Jon had pledged his sword to Aegon's cause, though many believed it was Melony that convinced her brother to rally under the prince. When Aegon's gathered host began marching on King's Landing, the Piper levies were not led by Lord Jon or his brothers, but by Melony.[2] Lord Piper died with the prince and many of the rebels at the Battle Beneath the Gods Eye in 43 AC, alongside two of his brothers and his sister Melony.[1][2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 The Sons of the Dragon.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.