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| Issue = [[Brynden Blackwood]]<br>[[Lucas Blackwood]]<br>[[Hoster Blackwood]]<br>[[Edmund Blackwood]]<br>[[Alyn Blackwood]]<br>[[Bethany Blackwood]]<br>[[Robert Blackwood]]
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Lord '''Tytos Blackwood''' of Raventree is the head of [[House Blackwood]]. He has a close-cropped salt-and-pepper beard and a hook nose.<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]], Catelyn</ref>
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'''Tytos Blackwood''' is Lord of [[Raventree Hall]] and head of [[House Blackwood]] in the [[riverlands]].
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==Appearance and Character==
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Tytos is a tall and thin man.{{Ref|ADWD|48}} He has a close-cropped salt-and-pepper beard, a hook nose,{{Ref|AGOT|71}} and long hair.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}
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Lord Blackwood appreciates honor and chivalry.{{ref|ASOS|72}}{{Ref|ADWD|48}} According to a semi-canon source, he is noted to be a skilled warrior and friend of the [[House Stark|Starks]] of [[Winterfell]].<ref>''[[A Song of Ice and Fire Campaign Guide]]''</ref> Tytos has a feud with Lord [[Jonos Bracken]].{{ref|ASOS|80}}
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Tytos owns bright yellow armor inlaid with jet in elaborate vine-and-leaf patterns.{{Ref|AGOT|71}} Another set he possesses is burnished scarlet armor featuring in silver inlay the dead [[weirwood]] tree of [[Raventree Hall]] surrounded by onyx ravens taking flight.{{Ref|ADWD|48}} Tytos often wears a magnificent raven-feather cloak.{{ref|AGOT|71}}{{ref|ASOS|14}}{{ref|ADWD|48}}
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==History==
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Tytos and Lord [[Jonos Bracken]] once visited [[Riverrun]] to lay their quarrel before [[Hoster Tully]], [[Lord Paramount of the Trident]].{{ref|ASOS|80}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Game of Thrones===
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
Lord Tytos fought at the [[Battle of Riverrun]], leading the remnants of the Riverlands force back within the walls or [[Riverrun]].<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 56|Chapter 56]], Tyrion</ref> During the [[Battle of the Camps]], he led a sortie from the castle that took the [[House Lannister|Lannister]] forces in the rear and rescued Ser [[Edmure Tully]].<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 69|Chapter 69]], Tyrion</ref>
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[[File:Tytos Blackwood Wibben.png|thumb|300px|Tytos Blackwood by Wibben © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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Lord Tytos participates in the [[battle under the walls of Riverrun]], and he leads the remnants of the [[riverlands]] force back within the walls of [[Riverrun|the castle]].{{Ref|aGoT|56}} Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] and his brother, Ser [[Kevan Lannister]], lead the capture of Tytos's castle, [[Fall of Raventree Hall|Raventree Hall]].{{ref|AGOT|56}}
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During the [[Battle of the Camps]], Tytos leads a sortie from Riverrun that takes the middle [[House Lannister|Lannister]] camp in the rear and rescues Ser [[Edmure Tully]].{{Ref|AGOT|69}} After the victory, Lord Blackwood, being a follower of the [[old gods]], joins [[Robb Stark]] in praying in the [[godswood]] of Riverrun. During Robb's war council, Tytos is seated as far as possible from his rival, [[Jonos Bracken]], [[Lord of Stone Hedge]]. When Tytos suggests pressing against the Lannisters by joining with Lord [[Roose Bolton]]'s host and marching against [[Harrenhal]], Jonos argues they should instead support [[Renly Baratheon]]. Tytos joins the other river lords in declaring Robb to be [[King in the North]].{{Ref|AGOT|71}}
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
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[[Catelyn Stark]] suggests that Robb send Tytos, Lord [[Jason Mallister]], or Ser [[Stevron Frey]] as an envoy to [[Balon Greyjoy]], [[Lord of the Iron Islands]], Given leave by Robb, Tytos departs Riverrun and leads the [[liberation of Raventree Hall]]. The Blackwood lands have been left a desert, however.{{ref|ACOK|7}}
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When Tywin marches west from Harrenhal, Edmure gathers [[House Tully]]'s banners back to Riverrun. After returning from [[siege of Storm's End (299)|Storm's End]], Catelyn spots the scarlet banner of House Blackwood above Tytos's tent. [[Lucas Blackwood]], one of Catelyn's escorts, meets with his father in the camps. Lords Blackwood and Bracken both support Edmure's plan to oppose Tywin at the [[Red Fork]] with the [[Battle of the Fords]].{{ref|ACOK|39}}
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
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Tytos is present when Robb Stark, [[King of the Trident]], returns to Riverrun from his raiding in the [[westerlands]].{{ref|ASOS|14}}
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Lord Blackwood is among the seven nobles who launch the funeral boat of Edmure's father, [[Hoster Tully]], [[Lord of Riverrun]], into the [[Tumblestone]].{{Ref|ASOS|35}}
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Tytos's son Lucas is cut down by Ser [[Hosteen Frey]] in the [[Red Wedding]], and King Robb is killed by Lord [[Roose Bolton]].{{ref|ASOS|51}} Lord Bracken accepts a pardon from the [[Iron Throne]] after the massacre, but Lord Blackwood fights on for honor's sake.{{ref|ASOS|72}}{{ref|ASOS|74}}
  
===A Clash of Kings===
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
Lord Tytos swept the [[House Lannister|Lannisters]] off his lands, but was left with nothing but a desert and his keep, [[Raventree Hall]].<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 7|Chapter 7]], Catelyn</ref>
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The [[House Bracken|Brackens]] re-swear fealty to the Iron Throne and attack Blackwood lands. After the [[Siege of Riverrun|fall of Riverrun]], Raventree Hall becomes the last Stark loyalist stronghold in the south. Lord [[Karyl Vance]] implores Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] to go to Raventree to end the siege.{{Ref|AFFC|44}}
  
===A Storm of Swords===
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
Lord Tytos was among the seven nobles who launched the funeral boat of Lord [[Hoster Tully]].
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[[Robert Blackwood]], Tytos's youngest son, dies of illness during the [[siege of Raventree]].{{ref|ADWD|48}}
  
===A Feast for Crows===
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Jaime arrives at [[Blackwood Vale]] to resolve the siege. Despite running low on supplies, Tytos refuses to surrender to his rival, Jonos Bracken, saying he will yield only to King [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I Baratheon]]. Meeting with Jaime in his solar at Raventree, Tytos surrenders to the Iron Throne but denies knowing the whereabouts of Ser [[Brynden Tully]]. Tytos agrees to give up some land to House Bracken, although less than Jonos desired, and to send some gold and silver to the Iron Throne. Tytos convinces Jaime to take one of his sons, [[Hoster Blackwood|Hoster]], as a hostage, rather than his only daughter, [[Bethany Blackwood|Bethany]]. Tytos requests to Jaime that Lucas's bones be returned so he can see him decently buried beneath Raventree's [[weirwood]], to which Jaime agrees. Lord Blackwood alleges that Jonos's natural son, [[Harry Rivers]], was not actually fathered by Lord Bracken.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}
After the fall of Riverrun, Lord [[Karyl Vance]] implored Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] to go to Raventree to meet with Lord Tytos to end the fight between him and Lord [[Jonos Bracken]].<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 44|Chapter 44]], Jaime</ref>
 
  
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
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Tytos also has a pair of widowed aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}
 
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==Quotes by Tytos==
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{{Quote|[[Raventree Hall|My hall]] might lack for food, but never for courtesy.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}|Tytos to [[Jaime Lannister]]}}
  
==References and Notes==
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==Quotes about Tytos==
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{{Quote|When did Blackwood and [[Jonos Bracken|Bracken]] agree about anything that was not certain, I ask you?{{Ref|ACOK|39}}|[[Edmure Tully]] to [[Catelyn Stark]]}}
  
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{{Quote|Every [[House Blackwood|Blackwood]] is a turncloak.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}|[[Jonos Bracken]] to [[Jaime Lannister]]}}
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{{Quote|Though some might say that Lord Blackwood has been more honorable.{{Ref|ADWD|48}}|[[Jaime Lannister]] comparing Tytos to [[Jonos Bracken]]}}
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==References==
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[[Category:House Blackwood]]
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[[Category:Characters from the Riverlands|Blackwood, Tytos]]
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[[Category:Nobles|Blackwood, Tytos]]
 
[[Category:Nobles|Blackwood, Tytos]]
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[[Category:Supporters of Robb Stark in the War of the Five Kings|Blackwood, Tytos]]
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[[Category:Supporters of Tommen Baratheon in the War of the Five Kings|Blackwood, Tytos]]
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[[fr:Tytos Nerbosc]]
 
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[[ru:Титос Блэквуд]]
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[[zh:泰陀斯·布莱伍德]]

Latest revision as of 17:53, 5 August 2019

House Blackwood.svg
Tytos Blackwood
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Tytos Blackwood TheMico 2013.jpg

Title Lord of Raventree Hall
Allegiance House Blackwood
Culture Rivermen
Born At Raventree Hall[1]
Spouse Unknown
Issue Brynden Blackwood
Lucas Blackwood
Hoster Blackwood
Edmund Blackwood
Alyn Blackwood
Bethany Blackwood
Robert Blackwood
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (appears)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Tytos Blackwood is Lord of Raventree Hall and head of House Blackwood in the riverlands.

Appearance and Character

Tytos is a tall and thin man.[2] He has a close-cropped salt-and-pepper beard, a hook nose,[3] and long hair.[2]

Lord Blackwood appreciates honor and chivalry.[4][2] According to a semi-canon source, he is noted to be a skilled warrior and friend of the Starks of Winterfell.[5] Tytos has a feud with Lord Jonos Bracken.[6]

Tytos owns bright yellow armor inlaid with jet in elaborate vine-and-leaf patterns.[3] Another set he possesses is burnished scarlet armor featuring in silver inlay the dead weirwood tree of Raventree Hall surrounded by onyx ravens taking flight.[2] Tytos often wears a magnificent raven-feather cloak.[3][7][2]

History

Tytos and Lord Jonos Bracken once visited Riverrun to lay their quarrel before Hoster Tully, Lord Paramount of the Trident.[6]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Tytos Blackwood by Wibben © Fantasy Flight Games

Lord Tytos participates in the battle under the walls of Riverrun, and he leads the remnants of the riverlands force back within the walls of the castle.[8] Lord Tywin Lannister and his brother, Ser Kevan Lannister, lead the capture of Tytos's castle, Raventree Hall.[8]

During the Battle of the Camps, Tytos leads a sortie from Riverrun that takes the middle Lannister camp in the rear and rescues Ser Edmure Tully.[9] After the victory, Lord Blackwood, being a follower of the old gods, joins Robb Stark in praying in the godswood of Riverrun. During Robb's war council, Tytos is seated as far as possible from his rival, Jonos Bracken, Lord of Stone Hedge. When Tytos suggests pressing against the Lannisters by joining with Lord Roose Bolton's host and marching against Harrenhal, Jonos argues they should instead support Renly Baratheon. Tytos joins the other river lords in declaring Robb to be King in the North.[3]

A Clash of Kings

Catelyn Stark suggests that Robb send Tytos, Lord Jason Mallister, or Ser Stevron Frey as an envoy to Balon Greyjoy, Lord of the Iron Islands, Given leave by Robb, Tytos departs Riverrun and leads the liberation of Raventree Hall. The Blackwood lands have been left a desert, however.[10]

When Tywin marches west from Harrenhal, Edmure gathers House Tully's banners back to Riverrun. After returning from Storm's End, Catelyn spots the scarlet banner of House Blackwood above Tytos's tent. Lucas Blackwood, one of Catelyn's escorts, meets with his father in the camps. Lords Blackwood and Bracken both support Edmure's plan to oppose Tywin at the Red Fork with the Battle of the Fords.[11]

A Storm of Swords

Tytos is present when Robb Stark, King of the Trident, returns to Riverrun from his raiding in the westerlands.[7]

Lord Blackwood is among the seven nobles who launch the funeral boat of Edmure's father, Hoster Tully, Lord of Riverrun, into the Tumblestone.[12]

Tytos's son Lucas is cut down by Ser Hosteen Frey in the Red Wedding, and King Robb is killed by Lord Roose Bolton.[13] Lord Bracken accepts a pardon from the Iron Throne after the massacre, but Lord Blackwood fights on for honor's sake.[4][14]

A Feast for Crows

The Brackens re-swear fealty to the Iron Throne and attack Blackwood lands. After the fall of Riverrun, Raventree Hall becomes the last Stark loyalist stronghold in the south. Lord Karyl Vance implores Ser Jaime Lannister to go to Raventree to end the siege.[15]

A Dance with Dragons

Robert Blackwood, Tytos's youngest son, dies of illness during the siege of Raventree.[2]

Jaime arrives at Blackwood Vale to resolve the siege. Despite running low on supplies, Tytos refuses to surrender to his rival, Jonos Bracken, saying he will yield only to King Tommen I Baratheon. Meeting with Jaime in his solar at Raventree, Tytos surrenders to the Iron Throne but denies knowing the whereabouts of Ser Brynden Tully. Tytos agrees to give up some land to House Bracken, although less than Jonos desired, and to send some gold and silver to the Iron Throne. Tytos convinces Jaime to take one of his sons, Hoster, as a hostage, rather than his only daughter, Bethany. Tytos requests to Jaime that Lucas's bones be returned so he can see him decently buried beneath Raventree's weirwood, to which Jaime agrees. Lord Blackwood alleges that Jonos's natural son, Harry Rivers, was not actually fathered by Lord Bracken.[2]

Family

Tytos also has a pair of widowed aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.[2]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tytos
 
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Son
 
Son
 
Daughter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brynden
 
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Hoster
 
Edmund
 
Alyn
 
Bethany
 
Robert


Quotes by Tytos

My hall might lack for food, but never for courtesy.[2]

—Tytos to Jaime Lannister

Quotes about Tytos

When did Blackwood and Bracken agree about anything that was not certain, I ask you?[11]

Every Blackwood is a turncloak.[2]

Though some might say that Lord Blackwood has been more honorable.[2]

Jaime Lannister comparing Tytos to Jonos Bracken

References