Food taster

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A food taster is a person tasked with ingesting food or drinks that have been prepared for someone else, to confirm they are safe to eat or drink and devoid of poisons.

Known food tasters

Quotes

I begged Lord Arryn to use a taster, in this very room I begged him, but he would not hear of it. Only one who was less than a man would even think of such a thing, he told me.[5]

References

  1. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons—The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon II.
  3. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aerys II.
  4. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 67, Jaime VIII.
  5. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 30, Eddard VII.

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