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

Recent Events

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.[1] This angers the lords of the Vale who take to calling Robert Arryn the True Warden of the East.[2]

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.[3]

A Storm of Swords

Lord Tywin Lannister restores the title to House Arryn.[4]