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Lord of Claw Isle|
Hand of the King
The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)|
The Sons of the Dragon (mentioned)
Edwell was named Hand of the King by King Maegor I Targaryen in 44 AC, following the execution of the previous Hand, Lord Lucas Harroway. Maegor left Edwell to rule King's Landing along with Maegor's wife, Tyanna of the Tower, when Maegor himself left to embark on a new campaign against the Faith Militant uprising in 45 AC.
In 47 AC Edwell suggested to the heirless king that Maegor should take more than one new wife as to increase his chances of producing an heir. He suggested his own two maiden daughters of twelve and thirteen years. Although Maegor eventually took Edwell's advice to take more than one new wife, he did not choose Edwell's daughters. Edwell resigned the office of Hand in 48 AC, when more and more lords of the realm were turning against the king. He safely returned to Claw Isle.