Elder Brother

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The Elder Brother[1][2] or elder brother[3] is the senior contemplative brother at septries of the Faith of the Seven.[2] At septries where brothers take vows of silence, only the Elder Brother and his proctors may speak.[2]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

A septry in the riverlands is sacked repeatedly during the War of the Five Kings. Thinking its Elder Brother has hidden gold, a monstrous attacker orders his men to kill the contemplative brothers one by one.[1]

A Feast for Crows

A septry near Maidenpool is attacked first by northmen and then by sellswords during the War of the Five Kings. Its elder brother hides some coins, and a pious dwarf takes the coins after the rest of his brothers are killed.[3]

Brienne of Tarth travels to the Quiet Isle and meets its Elder Brother, a former knight.[2]