Lord Renly's Ride

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"Lord Renly's Ride", by Serena Malyon © FFG

"Lord Renly's Ride" is a song written by Hamish the Harper, for the wedding of King Joffrey I and Margaery Tyrell.

The lyrics narrate how Renly Baratheon's ghost repents from his attempt to usurp his nephew. He defies the Lord of Death, returns to the land of the living to defend the realm from Stannis Baratheon, and then flies to Highgarden to see his true love's face one last time.[1]

In reality, "Renly's ghost" was Ser Garlan Tyrell, who wore Renly's armor during the Battle of the Blackwater, on the suggestion of Lord Petyr Baelish.[2]


From his throne of bones the Lord of Death looked down on the murdered lord...[1]