Martyn Rivers is a bastard son of Lord Walder Frey.
Martyn is ruddy, unlike his relatives from House Frey.
A Game of Thrones
Martyn attends the Hand's tourney with five other members of House Frey. He is at the Twins when Robb Stark's host arrives at the seat of the Freys.
A Clash of Kings
While Ser Brynden Tully is raiding in the westerlands with the new king, Robb, Martyn commands the outriders in the riverlands. Martyn escorts Catelyn Stark when her party nears Riverrun, telling her of Robb's victory in the Battle of Oxcross.
A Storm of Swords
Catelyn spots Martyn among the Freys who leave Riverrun after news reaches the castle of Robb's marriage with Jeyne Westerling instead of a Frey.
As part of the pact between Lord Tywin Lannister and Lord Walder Frey concerning the betrayal of Robb Stark in the Red Wedding, Joy is to wed a natural son of Walder from House Frey once she is older.
Quotes about Martyn
Martyn has been of great service scouting.
Lord Walder Frey has several bastards, the oldest of which is Ser Walder Rivers. Ser Walder married a member of House Charlton, a vassal house to House Frey.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Appendix.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 39, Catelyn V.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 29, Sansa II.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 14, Catelyn II.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 53, Tyrion VI.