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| Date_of_Birth = before {{Date|76}}<ref name="birth calc">''See the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest/Calculations Ages (Continued)#Grover Tully|Grover Tully]] calculation.''</ref>
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| Place_of_Death = [[Riverrun]]{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II}}
| Date_of_Death = {{Date|130}}{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons — The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II}}
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'''Grover Tully''' was the Lord of [[Riverrun]] and head of [[House Tully]] during the late reign of King [[Jaehaerys I Targaryen]], the reign of King [[Viserys I Targaryen]] and the civil war known as the [[Dance of the Dragons]].<ref>''See the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest/Calculations Ages (Continued)#Grover Tully|Grover Tully]] calculation.''</ref>{{Ref|TPATQ}}
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'''Grover Tully''' was the Lord of [[Riverrun]], [[Lord Paramount of the Trident]], and head of [[House Tully]] during the late reign of King [[Jaehaerys I Targaryen]], the reign of King [[Viserys I Targaryen]] and the civil war known as the [[Dance of the Dragons]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Riverlands: House Tully}}{{Ref|TPATQ}}
  
 
==Character==
 
==Character==
At the end of his life, Grover was bedridden.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}
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An old man in {{Date|101}}, Grover was bedridden and failing by {{Date|130}}. However, he remained a stubborn man committed to his principles.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}
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[[Archmaester]] [[Gyldayn]] wrote that the undistinguished history of [[House Tully]] was only exacerbated by the character of Lord Grover.{{Ref|FAB|Aftermath - The Hour of the Wolf}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Lord Grover supported Prince [[Viserys I Targaryen|Viserys Targaryen]] instead of [[Laenor Velaryon]] at the [[Great Council]] in {{Date|101}}. He wanted to support King [[Aegon II Targaryen]] and the [[greens]] during the [[Dance of the Dragons]], but he was too aged and his grandson, Ser [[Elmo Tully]], kept the Tully banners at [[Riverrun]].{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}} Elmo instead later supported Aegon's rival, Queen [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]]. Grover passed away soon after the [[Second Battle of Tumbleton]] and he was succeeded by Elmo.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Riverlands: House Tully}} According to [[Mushroom]], Grover died of apoplexy at his grandson's actions.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II}}
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Lord Grover supported Prince [[Viserys I Targaryen|Viserys Targaryen]] instead of [[Laenor Velaryon]] at the [[Great Council]] in {{Date|101}}, favoring the rights of the male claimant.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}{{Ref|FAB|Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession}} A son of Lord Tully attempted to court Princess [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]], vying for her favor.{{Ref|FAB|Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession}}
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Grover wanted to support King [[Aegon II Targaryen]] and the [[greens]] during the [[Dance of the Dragons]], but he was too aged and his grandson, Ser [[Elmo Tully]], kept the Tully banners at [[Riverrun]].{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}} Elmo instead later supported Aegon's rival, Queen [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]]. Grover passed away soon after the [[Second Battle of Tumbleton]] and he was succeeded by Elmo.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Riverlands: House Tully}} According to [[Mushroom]], Grover died of apoplexy at his grandson's actions.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II}}
  
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
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==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 06:50, 2 January 2020

House Tully.svg
Grover Tully
House Tully.svg
Title Lord of Riverrun[1]
Lord Paramount of the Trident[1]
Allegiance House Tully[1]
Greens[1]
Culture Rivermen[1]
Born In before 76 AC[2]
Died In 130 AC, at Riverrun[3]
Issue Sons[4]
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
Fire & Blood (mentioned)

Grover Tully was the Lord of Riverrun, Lord Paramount of the Trident, and head of House Tully during the late reign of King Jaehaerys I Targaryen, the reign of King Viserys I Targaryen and the civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons.[1][5]

Character

An old man in 101 AC, Grover was bedridden and failing by 130 AC. However, he remained a stubborn man committed to his principles.[6]

Archmaester Gyldayn wrote that the undistinguished history of House Tully was only exacerbated by the character of Lord Grover.[7]

History

Lord Grover supported Prince Viserys Targaryen instead of Laenor Velaryon at the Great Council in 101 AC, favoring the rights of the male claimant.[6][8] A son of Lord Tully attempted to court Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, vying for her favor.[8]

Grover wanted to support King Aegon II Targaryen and the greens during the Dance of the Dragons, but he was too aged and his grandson, Ser Elmo Tully, kept the Tully banners at Riverrun.[6] Elmo instead later supported Aegon's rival, Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen. Grover passed away soon after the Second Battle of Tumbleton and he was succeeded by Elmo.[9] According to Mushroom, Grover died of apoplexy at his grandson's actions.[3]

Family

Grover
 
Unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Son
 
Unknown
 
Son(s)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elmo
 
Unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kermit
 
Oscar
 


Behind the Scenes

Grover, his grandson Elmo, and his great-grandsons Kermit and Oscar are references by George R. R. Martin to The Muppets, with Lord Grover being inspired by Grover.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands: House Tully.
  2. See the Grover Tully calculation.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II.
  4. The Rogue Prince.
  5. The Princess and the Queen.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son.
  7. Fire & Blood, Aftermath - The Hour of the Wolf.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Fire & Blood, Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession.
  9. The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands: House Tully.