Lord of the Tides

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Lord of the Tides is a title traditionally claimed by the heads of House Velaryon.[1] The Velaryons rule the island of Driftmark, and have long been a strong naval power in Blackwater Bay. Numerous Velaryons have served as master of ships and lord admiral for the Iron Throne.[2]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Monford Velaryon, Lord of the Tides, is among the supporters of Stannis Baratheon.[3]

A Storm of Swords

Monterys Velaryon becomes the new Lord of the Tides after the death of his father, Monford, in the Battle of the Blackwater.[4][5]

The Winds of Winter

A new pirate king stylizing himself the Lord of the Waters, possibly the Velaryon bastard Aurane Waters, is reported to control Torturer's Deep.[6]

Known Lords of the Tides

See also


  1. The World of Ice & Fire, The Reign of the Dragons: The Conquest.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Jaehaerys I.
  3. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 10, Davos I.
  4. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 25, Davos III.
  5. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 36, Davos IV.
  6. Arianne I (The Winds of Winter)