Warden of the East
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Warden of the East is the title given to the person responsible for the defense of the eastern coasts of the Seven Kingdoms. Traditionally the title is conferred upon House Arryn, Lords of the Eyrie and Defenders of the Vale.
Known Wardens of the East
- Lord Ronnel Arryn
- Lord Hubert Arryn
- Lord Darnold Arryn
- Lord Rodrik Arryn
- Lord Arryn
- Lady Jeyne Arryn
- Lord Joffrey Arryn
- Lord Donnel Arryn
- Lord Jasper Arryn
- Lord Jon Arryn
- Ser Jaime Lannister
- Lord Robert Arryn
A Game of Thrones
After the death of Lord Jon Arryn, King Robert I Baratheon names Ser Jaime Lannister to the office, as Jon's son is still a child. This angers the lords of the Vale who take to calling Robert Arryn the True Warden of the East.
A Clash of Kings
To obtain the allegiance of the Vale of Arryn and to make peace with Lady Lysa Tully, Tyrion Lannister considers restoring the title to House Arryn.
A Storm of Swords
Lord Tywin Lannister restores the title to House Arryn.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 12, Eddard II.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 34, Catelyn VI.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 17, Tyrion IV.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 19, Tyrion III.