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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> He is tall and thin.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Jaime I (A Dance with Dragons)|Jaime I ]] </ref>
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Lord '''Tytos Blackwood''' is the head of [[House Blackwood]] of of [[Raventree Hall]], a noble house of the [[Riverlands]].  
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==Appearance==
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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> He is tall and thin.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Jaime I (A Dance with Dragons)|Jaime I ]] </ref> He often wears a magnificent raven-feather cloak.
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===A Game of Thrones===
 
===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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Lord Tytos fought at the [[Battle of Riverrun]], leading the remnants of the Riverlands force back within the walls of [[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> After the victory, he, being a follower of the [[old gods]], joined [[Robb Stark]] in praying in the [[godswood]]. During the war council afterward, Lord Tytos suggested pressing against the Lannisters by joining with [[Roose Bolton]]'s host and marching against [[Harrenhal]]. [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 71|Chapter 71]]
  
 
===A Clash of Kings===
 
===A Clash of Kings===
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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While Lord Tytos had been with the [[House Tully|Tully]] army, his lands had been overrun by [[Westerlands|westermen]]. Given leave by [[Robb Stark|King Robb]] to do so, 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>
  
 
===A Storm of Swords===
 
===A Storm of Swords===
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===A Feast for Crows===
 
===A Feast for Crows===
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>
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After the [[Red Wedding]], the old enemies of the Blackwoods, [[House Bracken]], re-swore fealty to the [[Iron Throne]] and attacked Blackwood lands. After the [[Siege of Riverrun|fall of Riverrun]], Raventree Hall became the last Stark loyalist stronghold in the south. There, Lord Tytos and his men held out against Lord [[Jonos Bracken]]. Lord [[Karyl Vance]] implored Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] to go to Raventree to end the siege.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 44|Chapter 44]], Jaime</ref>
  
 
===A Dance with Dragons===
 
===A Dance with Dragons===
After refusing to surrender to Jonos Bracken in spite of being under siege, he surrenders to [[Jaime Lannister]], giving up some land to Lord Bracken and sending some gold and silver to the [[Iron Throne]] and sending his son [[Hoster Blackwood|Hoster]] with Jaime as a hostage. During the parley between himself and Jaime, Tytos states that Lord Walder Frey's fourth wife Alyssa was a Blackwood, but kinship and [[guest right]] count for little at the [[Twins]]. His son [[Lucas Blackwood]] was slain as a guest at the [[Red Wedding]], and Tytos requests to Jaime that his son's bones be returned so he can see him decently buried, which Jaime agrees to.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Jaime I (A Dance with Dragons)|Jaime I ]] </ref> When departing Raventree, Jaime Lannister thinks Blackwood had more honor in him then [[Jonos Bracken]].
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After refusing to surrender to Jonos Bracken, Tytos surrenders to [[Jaime Lannister]], giving up some land to House Bracken and sending some gold and silver to the [[Iron Throne]], and sending his son [[Hoster Blackwood|Hoster]] with Jaime as a hostage. During the parley with Jaime, Tytos states that Lord [[Walder Frey]]'s fourth wife [[Alyssa Blackwood|Alyssa]] was a Blackwood, but kinship and [[guest right]] count for little at the [[Twins]]. His son [[Lucas Blackwood]] was slain as a guest at the [[Red Wedding]], and Tytos requests to Jaime that his son's bones be returned so he can see him decently buried, which Jaime agrees to.<ref>[[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Jaime I (A Dance with Dragons)|Jaime I ]] </ref> When departing Raventree, Jaime Lannister thinks Blackwood had more honor in him then [[Jonos Bracken]].
  
 
==Family==
 
==Family==

Revision as of 14:59, 11 April 2012

Tytos Blackwood
House Blackwood.png
House Blackwood.png
Title Lord of Raventree
Allegiance House Blackwood
Book(s)

A Game of Thrones A Clash of Kings A Storm of Swords A Feast for Crows

A Dance with Dragons

Lord Tytos Blackwood is the head of House Blackwood of of Raventree Hall, a noble house of the Riverlands.

Appearance

He has a close-cropped salt-and-pepper beard and a hook nose.[1] He is tall and thin.[2] He often wears a magnificent raven-feather cloak.

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Lord Tytos fought at the Battle of Riverrun, leading the remnants of the Riverlands force back within the walls of Riverrun.[3] During the Battle of the Camps, he led a sortie from the castle that took the Lannister forces in the rear and rescued Ser Edmure Tully.[4] After the victory, he, being a follower of the old gods, joined Robb Stark in praying in the godswood. During the war council afterward, Lord Tytos suggested pressing against the Lannisters by joining with Roose Bolton's host and marching against Harrenhal. Chapter 71

A Clash of Kings

While Lord Tytos had been with the Tully army, his lands had been overrun by westermen. Given leave by King Robb to do so, Lord Tytos swept the Lannisters off his lands, but was left with nothing but a desert and his keep, Raventree Hall.[5]

A Storm of Swords

Lord Tytos was among the seven nobles who launched the funeral boat of Lord Hoster Tully.[6]

A Feast for Crows

After the Red Wedding, the old enemies of the Blackwoods, House Bracken, re-swore fealty to the Iron Throne and attacked Blackwood lands. After the fall of Riverrun, Raventree Hall became the last Stark loyalist stronghold in the south. There, Lord Tytos and his men held out against Lord Jonos Bracken. Lord Karyl Vance implored Ser Jaime Lannister to go to Raventree to end the siege.[7]

A Dance with Dragons

After refusing to surrender to Jonos Bracken, Tytos surrenders to Jaime Lannister, giving up some land to House Bracken and sending some gold and silver to the Iron Throne, and sending his son Hoster with Jaime as a hostage. During the parley with Jaime, Tytos states that Lord Walder Frey's fourth wife Alyssa was a Blackwood, but kinship and guest right count for little at the Twins. His son Lucas Blackwood was slain as a guest at the Red Wedding, and Tytos requests to Jaime that his son's bones be returned so he can see him decently buried, which Jaime agrees to.[8] When departing Raventree, Jaime Lannister thinks Blackwood had more honor in him then Jonos Bracken.

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tytos
 
Unknown
wife
 
Son
 
Son
 
Daughter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brynden
 
Lucas
 
Hoster
 
Edmund
 
Alyn
 
Bethany
 
Robert


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