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The '''Famine Winter''' is the [[ironborn]]'s name for a long and harsh winter which occurred centuries before the [[War of Conquest]].  
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The '''Famine Winter''' is the [[ironborn]]'s name for a long and harsh winter which occurred centuries before [[Aegon's Conquest]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
King [[Harmund III Hoare]] and his mother, [[Lelia Lannister]], were mutilated by the [[drowned men]] when the [[King of the Iron Islands]] was deposed by the [[ironborn]]. This led to twelve years of warfare between the [[Iron Islands]] and the [[westerlands]], which left the islands defeated and impoverished. Archmaester [[Hake (archmaester)|Hake]] states that during the Famine Winter which followed, three times as many islanders died from famine than from the previous warfare.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Black Blood}}
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King [[Harmund III Hoare]] and his mother, [[Lelia Lannister]], were mutilated when the [[King of the Iron Islands]] was deposed by the [[ironborn]]. This led to twelve years of warfare between the [[Iron Islands]] and the [[westerlands]], which left the islands defeated and impoverished. Archmaester [[Hake (archmaester)|Hake]] states that during the Famine Winter which followed, three times as many islanders died from famine than from the previous warfare.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Iron Islands: The Black Blood}}
  
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Latest revision as of 13:14, 8 January 2018

The Famine Winter is the ironborn's name for a long and harsh winter which occurred centuries before Aegon's Conquest.

History

King Harmund III Hoare and his mother, Lelia Lannister, were mutilated when the King of the Iron Islands was deposed by the ironborn. This led to twelve years of warfare between the Iron Islands and the westerlands, which left the islands defeated and impoverished. Archmaester Hake states that during the Famine Winter which followed, three times as many islanders died from famine than from the previous warfare.[1]

References

  1. The World of Ice & Fire, The Iron Islands: The Black Blood.