King of the Isles and the North

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King of the Iron Islands and the North is a title claimed by some members of House Greyjoy.

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Rejecting the authority of the Iron Throne, Lord Balon Greyjoy declares himself King of the Iron Islands.[1] When the ironborn invade the North during the War of the Five Kings, Balon claims the region by right of conquest.[2]

A Storm of Swords

Balon styles himself King of the Iron Islands and the North, King of Salt and Rock, Son of the Sea Wind, and Lord Reaper of Pyke.[3] He dies after falling from Pyke, however.[4]

A Feast for Crows

Most of the ironborn withdraw from the North to attend a kingsmoot on Old Wyk to choose Balon's successor. His brother Euron Greyjoy is chosen after announcing he intends to conquer all of Westeros.[5]

A Dance with Dragons

Euron styles himself King of the Iron Islands and the North,[6] although the northmen recover Deepwood Motte and Moat Cailin and the ironborn control only Torrhen's Square in the North.

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