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'''Joffrey Arryn''' was a [[Knight of the Gate]] who later became [[Lord of the Eyrie]] during the reign of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]].{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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'''Joffrey Arryn''' was a [[Knight of the Gate]] from [[House Arryn]] who later became [[Lord of the Eyrie]] during the reign of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]].{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Ser Joffrey Arryn became Knight of the Gate in {{date|124}} and served his fourth cousin, Lady [[Jeyne Arryn]], for ten years before her death in {{date|134}}. When she died, Lady Jeyne named Ser Joffrey as her heir in her last testament, although Ser [[Arnold Arryn]] was more closely related to her. However, as Ser Arnold had twice tried to depose her and had been imprisoned for it, he was disinherited from the line of Arryn succession.{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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Ser Joffrey became Knight of the Gate in {{Date|124}} and served his fourth cousin, Lady [[Jeyne Arryn]], for ten years before her death in {{Date|134}}. When she died, Lady Jeyne named Ser Joffrey as her heir in her last testament, although Ser [[Arnold Arryn]] was more closely related to her. However, as Ser Arnold had twice tried to depose her and had been imprisoned for it, he was disinherited from the line of Arryn succession.{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
However, tensions brewed on Jeyne's death between those who supported Jeyne's chosen successor and those who supported Ser Arnold as Lord of the Vale. Many lords flocked to Ser Arnold's son, Ser [[Eldric Arryn|Eldric]], insisting that laws of inheritance could not be put aside by "the whim of a dying woman."{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}} Additionally, [[Isembard Arryn]], head of [[House Arryn of Gulltown]], emerged as a third claimant to [[the Eyrie]].{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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However, tensions brewed on Jeyne's death between those who supported Jeyne's chosen successor and those who supported Ser Arnold to rule. Many [[lord]]s flocked to Ser Arnold's son, Ser [[Eldric Arryn|Eldric]], insisting that the [[Law and justice|laws]] of [[inheritance]] could not be put aside by "the whim of a dying woman."{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}} Additionally, [[Isembard Arryn]], head of [[House Arryn of Gulltown]], emerged as a third claimant to the [[Eyrie]].{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
The king's regent, Ser [[Corwyn Corbray]], ruled that Lady Jeyne's will must prevail and declared Ser Joffrey the rightful [[Lord of the Eyrie]]. Isembard Arryn and his sons were imprisoned, and Ser Eldric was executed, but Ser Arnold eluded the knight and fled to [[Runestone]], where Ser Corwyn was struck down by a crossbowman once he drew [[Lady Forlorn]].{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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One of the young king [[Aegon III Targaryen]]'s [[Regency of Aegon III|regents]], Ser [[Corwyn Corbray]], ruled that Lady Jeyne's will must prevail and declared Ser Joffrey the rightful [[Lord of the Eyrie]]. Isembard Arryn and his sons were imprisoned, and Ser Eldric was executed, but Ser Arnold eluded the knight and fled to [[Runestone]], where Ser Corwyn was struck down by a crossbowman once he drew [[Lady Forlorn]].{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
Striking down the king's regent was an act of treason, and war began anew across the [[Vale of Arryn]]. [[House Corbray]], [[House Hunter]], [[House Crayne]] and [[House Redfort]] supported Ser Joffrey's claim, and the [[Hand of the King]], Lord [[Thaddeus Rowan]], commanded the lords supporting Ser Arnold and Isembard to lay down their arms. When no reply was forthcoming, the Crown led men through the [[Mountains of the Moon]] and launched a sea attack to support Ser Joffrey's claim.{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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Striking down the king's regent was an act of treason, and war began anew across the [[Vale of Arryn]]. House [[House Corbray|Corbray]], [[House Hunter|Hunter]], [[House Crayne|Crayne]] and [[House Redfort|Redfort]] supported Ser Joffrey's claim, and the [[Hand of the King]], Lord [[Thaddeus Rowan]], commanded the lords supporting Ser Arnold and Isembard to lay down their arms. When no reply was forthcoming, the crown sent men through the [[Mountains of the Moon]] and launched a sea attack to support Ser Joffrey's claim.{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
By the time the new regents were chosen by lot in {{date|136}}, Lord [[Alyn Velaryon]] and Lord [[Benjicot Blackwood]] had at last forced the supporters of Isembard Arryn and Arnold Arryn to do homage to Lord Joffrey as their liege.{{ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
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By the time the new regents were chosen by lot in {{Date|136}}, Lord [[Alyn Velaryon]] and Lord [[Benjicot Blackwood]] had at last forced the supporters of Isembard and Arnold to do homage to Lord Joffrey as their liege.{{Ref|fab|The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency}}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 17:11, 6 January 2019

House Arryn.svg
Joffrey Arryn
House Arryn.svg
Title Ser
Knight of the Gate
Lord of the Eyrie
Defender of the Vale
Warden of the East
Allegiance House Arryn
Culture Valemen
Book(s) Fire & Blood (mentioned)

Joffrey Arryn was a Knight of the Gate from House Arryn who later became Lord of the Eyrie during the reign of King Aegon III Targaryen.[1]

History

Ser Joffrey became Knight of the Gate in 124 AC and served his fourth cousin, Lady Jeyne Arryn, for ten years before her death in 134 AC. When she died, Lady Jeyne named Ser Joffrey as her heir in her last testament, although Ser Arnold Arryn was more closely related to her. However, as Ser Arnold had twice tried to depose her and had been imprisoned for it, he was disinherited from the line of Arryn succession.[1]

However, tensions brewed on Jeyne's death between those who supported Jeyne's chosen successor and those who supported Ser Arnold to rule. Many lords flocked to Ser Arnold's son, Ser Eldric, insisting that the laws of inheritance could not be put aside by "the whim of a dying woman."[1] Additionally, Isembard Arryn, head of House Arryn of Gulltown, emerged as a third claimant to the Eyrie.[1]

One of the young king Aegon III Targaryen's regents, Ser Corwyn Corbray, ruled that Lady Jeyne's will must prevail and declared Ser Joffrey the rightful Lord of the Eyrie. Isembard Arryn and his sons were imprisoned, and Ser Eldric was executed, but Ser Arnold eluded the knight and fled to Runestone, where Ser Corwyn was struck down by a crossbowman once he drew Lady Forlorn.[1]

Striking down the king's regent was an act of treason, and war began anew across the Vale of Arryn. House Corbray, Hunter, Crayne and Redfort supported Ser Joffrey's claim, and the Hand of the King, Lord Thaddeus Rowan, commanded the lords supporting Ser Arnold and Isembard to lay down their arms. When no reply was forthcoming, the crown sent men through the Mountains of the Moon and launched a sea attack to support Ser Joffrey's claim.[1]

By the time the new regents were chosen by lot in 136 AC, Lord Alyn Velaryon and Lord Benjicot Blackwood had at last forced the supporters of Isembard and Arnold to do homage to Lord Joffrey as their liege.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.