Rodrik Greyjoy (son of Dalton)

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Rodrik Greyjoy was a claimant Lord of the Iron Islands from House Greyjoy during the regency of King Aegon III Targaryen.[1]

History

Rodrik was a salt son of Lord Dalton Greyjoy, the Red Kraken.[1]

In 133 AC, Dalton was slain by one of his salt wives, Tess, at Faircastle. A bloody power struggle ensued on the Iron Islands. By law, the Seastone Chair fell to Rodrik's elder half-brother, Toron, but Rodrik's father's cousins raised him up as Lord of the Iron Islands. After half a year, Lady Johanna Lannister sent westermen to invade the Iron Islands in 134 AC. Rodrik was captured, gelded, and made a court fool to Johanna's son, Lord Loreon Lannister, at Casterly Rock.[1][2]

Quotes

A fine fool he proved, yet not half so foolish as his father.[2]

—writings of Haereg

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lord Greyjoy
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siblings
[Note 1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dalton
 
22 salt
wives
 
Veron
 
Unknown
Farman
 
3 Daughters
 
Cousins
[Note 2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toron
 
Rodrik
 
Notes:
  1. Dalton had at least four uncles.
  2. Dalton had at least nine cousins.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Iron Islands: The Red Kraken.