Salt king

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Salt king was an ancient title among the ironborn during the Age of Heroes. Each of the Iron Islands had both a Rock and a salt king. While the rock king ruled the island itself, the salt king commanded at sea, whenever the island's longships sailed. They were chosen at the kingsmoot.[1]

The tradition of salt kings ended with Urron Greyiron abolished kingsmoots.

Known Salt Kings


  1. The World of Ice & Fire, Driftwood Cronws.