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The '''Grey King''' is a legendary hero from the [[Iron Islands]]. [[House Greyjoy]] claims descent from him.<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Appendix|Appendix]]</ref>
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The '''Grey King''' is a legendary hero from the [[Iron Islands]]. [[House Greyjoy]] claims descent from him.{{ref|agot|Appendix}}
  
 
==Legend==
 
==Legend==
 
The legends say the [[Drowned God]] himself helped the Grey King to slay sea dragon [[Nagga]]. From her bones he made his hall, the [[Grey King's Hall]], which he heated with Nagga's living fire. For a thousand years he reigned. He took as his wife a [[mermaid]] and plotted his war against the [[Storm God]].  
 
The legends say the [[Drowned God]] himself helped the Grey King to slay sea dragon [[Nagga]]. From her bones he made his hall, the [[Grey King's Hall]], which he heated with Nagga's living fire. For a thousand years he reigned. He took as his wife a [[mermaid]] and plotted his war against the [[Storm God]].  
  
He supposedly wore robes of woven seaweed and a tall pale crown made from Nagga's teeth. When the Grey King died, the Storm God snuffed out the fire and the sea stole his throne. Only his hall remains.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 19|Chapter 19]], The Drowned Man</ref>
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He supposedly wore robes of woven seaweed and a tall pale crown made from Nagga's teeth. When the Grey King died, the Storm God snuffed out the fire and the sea stole his throne. Only his hall remains.{{ref|affc|19}}
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 12:35, 2 May 2014

Grey King
Nagga and Grey King fight2.jpg
Grey King fighting Nagga
Biographical Information
Reign During the Age of Heroes
Titles King of the Iron Islands
Culture Ironborn
Family
Royal House House Greyjoy (Mentioned)
References
Books A Game of Thrones (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

The Grey King is a legendary hero from the Iron Islands. House Greyjoy claims descent from him.[1]

Legend

The legends say the Drowned God himself helped the Grey King to slay sea dragon Nagga. From her bones he made his hall, the Grey King's Hall, which he heated with Nagga's living fire. For a thousand years he reigned. He took as his wife a mermaid and plotted his war against the Storm God.

He supposedly wore robes of woven seaweed and a tall pale crown made from Nagga's teeth. When the Grey King died, the Storm God snuffed out the fire and the sea stole his throne. Only his hall remains.[2]

References and Notes