Lords freeholder

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The lords freeholder,[1] or simply freeholders,[2] were the nobility of the Valyrian Freehold.

The lords freeholder sometimes elected archons from their own number, to help lead Valyria for a limited time. While the freeholding families were usually of equal status, it was not entirely unheard of for Valyria to be swayed by one family alone.[1] The freeholders benefited greatly from the mining of gold and silver by slaves beneath the Fourteen Flames.[2]

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A Feast for Crows

The kindly man says that some believe the first Faceless Man was a freeholder's son.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, Ancient History: The Rise of Valyria.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The World of Ice & Fire, Ancient History: The Doom of Valyria.
  3. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 22, Arya II.