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Blacktyde among the Iron Islands

Blacktyde is one of the islands that form the Iron Islands. The major noble house of the island is House Blacktyde from Blacktyde Castle. The northernmost of the isles, Blacktyde is north of Orkmont and northwest of Harlaw.[1] Blacktyde and Saltcliffe are less notable than most of the other islands in the archipelago.[2]

History

After the death of Dalton Greyjoy, Lord of the Iron Islands, the lords of Blacktyde and Harlaw supported Rodrik Greyjoy against Toron Greyjoy.[3]

After Tristifer Botley was found with Asha Greyjoy in Pyke, he was sent away to Blacktyde to be a ward of Baelor Blacktyde, Lord of Blacktyde.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Members of House Blacktyde travel from Blacktyde to Pyke when Balon Greyjoy, Lord of the Iron Islands, summons his bannermen.[5]

A Feast for Crows

Baelor Blacktyde, Lord of Blacktyde, travels from his isle to visit Rodrik Harlaw, Lord of Harlaw, at the Ten Towers.[4] Euron Greyjoy has Baelor executed after the kingsmoot on Old Wyk.[6]

References

  1. The Lands of Ice and Fire.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Iron Islands.
  3. Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  4. 4.0 4.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 11, The Kraken's Daughter.
  5. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 24, Theon II.
  6. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 29, The Reaver.