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'''''Black Betha''''' was a ship captained by Ser [[Davos Seaworth]]. His son, [[Matthos Seaworth|Matthos]] was one of the crew. She was destroyed by [[wildfire]] during the [[Battle of the Blackwater]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 10|Chapter 10]], Davos</ref>
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[[File:Betha.jpg|thumb|350px|right|''Black Betha'' by Ignacio Bazán Lazcano © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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'''''Black Betha''''' is a galley captained by Ser [[Davos Seaworth]]. His son, [[Matthos Seaworth|Matthos]], is one of the crew.{{Ref|ACOK|10}} The ship is possibly [[named after]] Queen [[Betha Blackwood]], the wife of King [[Aegon V Targaryen]], who was known as "Black Betha".{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Aegon V}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Clash of Kings===
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
Ser Davos sailed the ''Black Betha'' north from [[Gulltown]] all the way to [[White Harbor]] to distribute [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s claim against the legitimacy of [[Cersei Lannister]]'s children with [[Robert Baratheon|Robert I]].<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 10|Chapter 10]], Davos</ref>
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Ser [[Davos Seaworth]] sails ''Black Betha'' north from [[Gulltown]] to [[White Harbor]] to distribute [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s claim against the legitimacy of [[Cersei Lannister]]'s children with King [[Robert I Baratheon]].{{Ref|ACOK|10}} It returns to the fleet while it is [[Siege of Storm's End (299)|blockading Storm's End]].{{Ref|ACOK|42}}
  
''Black Betha'' was part of Stannis's fleet that sailed into [[Blackwater Bay]] during the Battle of the Blackwater. She and the ''[[Lady Marya]]'' rammed the ''[[Lady's Shame]]'', sinking her. It successfully boarded the ''[[White Hart]]''. After the ''[[Swordfish]]'' rammed the hulk filled with [[wildfire]], ''Black Betha'' was engulfed by it and destroyed.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 58|Chapter 58]], Davos</ref>
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''Black Betha'' is part of Stannis's fleet that sails into [[Blackwater Bay]] during the [[Battle of the Blackwater]]. It rams and sinks ''[[Lady's Shame]]'' with the aid of ''[[Lady Marya]]'', which is commanded by Davos's son [[Allard Seaworth|Allard]]. ''Black Betha'' successfully boards ''[[White Hart]]''. After ''[[Swordfish]]'' rams the hulk filled with [[wildfire]], ''Black Betha'' is engulfed by flame and destroyed.{{Ref|ACOK|58}}{{Ref|ASOS|10}}
  
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Latest revision as of 20:49, 9 March 2019

Black Betha by Ignacio Bazán Lazcano © Fantasy Flight Games

Black Betha is a galley captained by Ser Davos Seaworth. His son, Matthos, is one of the crew.[1] The ship is possibly named after Queen Betha Blackwood, the wife of King Aegon V Targaryen, who was known as "Black Betha".[2]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Ser Davos Seaworth sails Black Betha north from Gulltown to White Harbor to distribute Stannis Baratheon's claim against the legitimacy of Cersei Lannister's children with King Robert I Baratheon.[1] It returns to the fleet while it is blockading Storm's End.[3]

Black Betha is part of Stannis's fleet that sails into Blackwater Bay during the Battle of the Blackwater. It rams and sinks Lady's Shame with the aid of Lady Marya, which is commanded by Davos's son Allard. Black Betha successfully boards White Hart. After Swordfish rams the hulk filled with wildfire, Black Betha is engulfed by flame and destroyed.[4][5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 10, Davos I.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon V.
  3. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 42, Davos II.
  4. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 58, Davos III.
  5. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 10, Davos II.