Davos Dayne

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Davos Dayne
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Title Ser[1]
Sword of the Morning[1]
Prince Consort of Dorne[1]
Allegiance House Dayne
House Martell (by marriage)
Culture Dornishman
Spouse Princess Nymeria of Ny Sar[1]
Issue A son[1]
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Ser Davos Dayne was a knight from House Dayne and the Sword of the Morning.[1]

Character

Ser Davos is described as "dashing" by Maester Yandel. As the Sword of the Morning, Ser Davos was deemed worthy of wielding House Dayne's ancestral greatsword Dawn.[1]

History

During Nymeria's War, Vorian Dayne, the last King of the Torrentine, was defeated by Princess Nymeria and Lord Mors Martell.[2] Afterwards, the Daynes became vassals of House Martell, and supported Nymeria and her husband against King Yorick V Yronwood.[1]

After the death of her second husband, the aged Lord Uller, Ser Davos married Princess Nymeria and became the Prince Consort of Dorne, and the couple had one son together. Nymeria remained the unquestioned ruler of Dorne, with Davos serving only as a counselor and consort. After Nymeria's death, she was succeeded by her eldest daughter by Lord Martell rather than by her son with Ser Davos, for the Dornish had come to adopt the Rhoynish custom of equal primogeniture.[1]

Family

Ser Davos Dayne's relation to Vorian Dayne, King of the Torrentine, is unknown. With his marriage to Princess Nymeria, Ser Davos had a single son.[1]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lord Uller
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mors I
 
Nymeria
of Ny Sar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Davos
Dayne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Husband
 
Eldest
daughter
 
3 Daughters
 
Son
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mors II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Princes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House
Nymeros Martell
 


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 The World of Ice & Fire, Ancient History: Ten Thousand Ships.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: The Coming of the Rhoynar.