Shiera Blackwood

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Shiera Blackwood
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Allegiance House Blackwood
House Durrandon
Culture(s) Rivermen
Spouse(s) Son of Arlan III Durrandon
Father Roderick Blackwood
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)

Shiera Blackwood was a member of House Blackwood who married into House Durrandon.

History

Shiera was the eldest child of Lord Roderick Blackwood, who was allied with the Storm King Arlan III Durrandon. Arlan had married one of Roderick's daughters, while Shiera was herself married to Arlan's son.[1] Arlan intended to restore the riverlands to House Blackwood, but Roderick was slain in battle.

After the Battle of Six Kings, Roderick's heir was a boy of only eight and Arlan distrusted Roderick's brothers. Arlan considered granting the riverlands to his good-daughter Shiera and having his own son rule by her side, but the other river lords opposed being ruled by a woman. Arlan instead added the riverlands to the domains of House Durrandon.[2]

Family

Arlan I
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Son
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Son
 
Unknown
wife
 
Roderick
Blackwood
 
Unknown
wife
 
Brothers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
wife
 
Arlan III
 
Daughter
 
 
Shiera
Blackwood
 
Lord
Blackwood
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Son
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


References

  1. Shiera is mentioned in The World of Ice & Fire as being Arlan's good-daughter, or daughter-in-law.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands.