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Thousands of years later when Queen [[Alysanne Targaryen|Alysanne]] came to the North she visited the Wall. She held the Night's Watch in great esteem and convinced her husband [[Jaehaerys I]] to double the land, extending it out a further twenty-five leagues, which was called the New Gift.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 40|Chapter 40]], Bran</ref>
 
Thousands of years later when Queen [[Alysanne Targaryen|Alysanne]] came to the North she visited the Wall. She held the Night's Watch in great esteem and convinced her husband [[Jaehaerys I]] to double the land, extending it out a further twenty-five leagues, which was called the New Gift.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 40|Chapter 40]], Bran</ref>
  
It lies between the mountains in the North from which the large rolling plains extend.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 40|Chapter 40]], Bran</ref>
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It lies between the mountains in the North from which the large rolling plains extend. [[Queenscrown]] sits in the New Gift.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 40|Chapter 40]], Bran</ref>
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 13:25, 3 August 2010

The Gift is the area stretching fifty leagues from the Wall that was given to the Night's Watch in perpetuity to support and aid the Watch.[1]

Brandon's Gift

Bran the Builder gave the land up to twenty-five leagues south of the Wall to the Night's Watch for their "sustenance and support."[2]

The New Gift

Thousands of years later when Queen Alysanne came to the North she visited the Wall. She held the Night's Watch in great esteem and convinced her husband Jaehaerys I to double the land, extending it out a further twenty-five leagues, which was called the New Gift.[3]

It lies between the mountains in the North from which the large rolling plains extend. Queenscrown sits in the New Gift.[4]

References and Notes