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"Aggar and Gelmarr! Wex and Urzen! Stygg and Black Lorren! "
Theon lists his comrades.[src]

Gelmarr was an ironborn raider and a member of the Sea Bitch's crew. He took part in the seizing of Winterfell during the War of the Five Kings.

Biography

Season 2

Gelmarr was present when Theon Greyjoy gave a speech encouraging his crew to resist the Northmen led by Ramsay Snow and to die a glorious death.[1]

After handing Theon over, Gelmarr and the other ironborn were flayed alive by Ramsay Snow and the soldiers of House Bolton.[2]

Appearances

Season Two appearances
The North Remembers The Night Lands What Is Dead May Never Die Garden of Bones The Ghost of Harrenhal
The Old Gods and the New A Man Without Honor The Prince of Winterfell Blackwater Valar Morghulis

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Gelmarr's background is the same. He's also known as "Gelmarr the Grim". Gelmarr took part in the raid of Stony Shore, the assault on Winterfell and the hunt for Bran and Rickon.

Gelmarr, alongside Aggar and Gynir Rednose, took part in the abduction and killing of the unnamed miller's sons, whose corpses were passed off as Bran's and Rickon's. Gelmarr also killed the kids' mother with one blow of his axe, as she cried to Theon for mercy.

The very night they returned from Acorn Water, Gelmarr allegedly tumbled down some steps and broke his back; Aggar and Gynir were also killed within the next days. Later it was revealed that the three were secretly killed by "Reek" (actually, Ramsay in disguise) at Theon's command, to prevent them from revealing the truth about the slain children; since Theon needed a scapegoat, he falsely accused Farlen of the killing and executed him.

See also

References

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Lord: Euron Greyjoy (disputed)
Yara Greyjoy (disputed)
Heir: Uncertain
House-Greyjoy-Main-Shield
Seat: Pyke, Pyke Lands: Iron Islands
Title(s): King of the Iron Islands · Lord Reaper of Pyke · King of Salt and Rock · Son of the Sea Wind · Lord of the Iron Islands
Ancestors:The Grey King · Vickon Greyjoy · Dalton Greyjoy
Current members:Aeron Greyjoy · Theon Greyjoy
Deceased members:Balon Greyjoy · Rodrik Greyjoy · Maron Greyjoy · Alannys Greyjoy
Household:{Dagmer} · {Lorren} · {Drennan} · {Gelmarr} · {Stygg} · {Aggar} · {Wex} · {Urzen} · Harrag