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The '''Kingspyre Tower''' is the largest and tallest of the towers of [[Harrenhal]]. The original name for the tower was lost when [[Harren Hoare|Harren the Black]] and his sons died during the [[War of Conquest]]. It received its new name when [[Aegon I]] had his dragon, [[Balerion]], burn Harren and his sons alive in the tower. It is lopsided beneath the weight of slagged stone, the result of Balerion's dragonbreath.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 30|Chapter 30]], Arya</ref> There is an arching stone bridge that connects it to the [[Widow's Tower]].<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 38|Chapter 38]], Arya</ref> The castellan's chambers are within this tower, and are as spacious as any lords.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 47|Chapter 47]], Arya</ref>
 
The '''Kingspyre Tower''' is the largest and tallest of the towers of [[Harrenhal]]. The original name for the tower was lost when [[Harren Hoare|Harren the Black]] and his sons died during the [[War of Conquest]]. It received its new name when [[Aegon I]] had his dragon, [[Balerion]], burn Harren and his sons alive in the tower. It is lopsided beneath the weight of slagged stone, the result of Balerion's dragonbreath.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 30|Chapter 30]], Arya</ref> There is an arching stone bridge that connects it to the [[Widow's Tower]].<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 38|Chapter 38]], Arya</ref> The castellan's chambers are within this tower, and are as spacious as any lords.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 47|Chapter 47]], Arya</ref>
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The solar is one flight below the lord's bedchamber. It is a spare, drafty room that is as large as a hall in a smaller castle.<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 64|Chapter 64]], Arya</ref>
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==

Revision as of 20:56, 6 August 2011

The Kingspyre Tower is the largest and tallest of the towers of Harrenhal. The original name for the tower was lost when Harren the Black and his sons died during the War of Conquest. It received its new name when Aegon I had his dragon, Balerion, burn Harren and his sons alive in the tower. It is lopsided beneath the weight of slagged stone, the result of Balerion's dragonbreath.[1] There is an arching stone bridge that connects it to the Widow's Tower.[2] The castellan's chambers are within this tower, and are as spacious as any lords.[3]

The solar is one flight below the lord's bedchamber. It is a spare, drafty room that is as large as a hall in a smaller castle.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

When Tywin Lannister takes the castle, he keeps his apartments in this tower.[5] Once Harrenhal is retaken by the Northmen under Roose Bolton, Lord Bolton takes up residence in the tower.[6]

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