Aron Santagar

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Aron Santagar
Ser Aron Santagar TheMico.jpg

Title Ser
Master-at-arms of the Red Keep
Allegiance House Santagar
House Baratheon of King's Landing
Culture Dornish
Died In 299 AC, at King's Landing
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)

Ser Aron Santagar is a knight of House Santagar. He is the master-at-arms of the Red Keep.


According to Ser Rodrik Cassel, Aron is a vain but honest man.[1]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

When Lady Catelyn Stark and Ser Rodrik Cassel go to King's Landing in search of the owner of the Valyrian steel dagger used by the catspaw who attempted to kill Bran Stark, Rodrik visits Aron, who as master-at-arms might recognize it.[1]

Aron participates in the Hand's tourney. His joust against Lothor Brune ends in a draw, and Aron is then defeated by Lord Jason Mallister.[2]

A Clash of Kings

Aron is part of the escort that is attacked by the citizens of King's Landing after attending Princess Myrcella Baratheon's departure for Dorne. He is slain by the angry mob and his body is found unrecognizable near the stone used to smash his skull.[3]

A Feast for Crows

Since Aron's position has not yet been replaced, Queen Regent Cersei Lannister considers having the new master-at-arms also come from Dorne to ease tension with House Martell.[4]

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