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Title Grand Maester
Hand of the King
Allegiance The Citadel
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
Fire & Blood (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Munkun was a Grand Maester of the Seven Kingdoms. He wrote the book The Dance of the Dragons, A True Telling about the civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons. The book contains some inaccuracies.[1][2]


Following the Dance of the Dragons, and the Hour of the Wolf, Grand Maester Munkun became a member of the council of seven regents that would rule in the name of the newly crowned child king Aegon III Targaryen. He was the only member of the council that held office from 131 AC to 136 AC, when the council was dissolved. He would also hold the office of Hand of the King.[3]


  1. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 8, Tyrion III.
  2. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 14, Tyrion IV.
  3. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon III.