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"The Lives of Four Kings. Grand Maester Kaeth's history of the reigns of Daeron the Young Dragon, Baelor the Blessed, Aegon the Unworthy, and Daeron the Good. A book every king should read."
Tyrion Lannister[src]

Kaeth was a Grand Maester, and the author of the book Lives of Four Kings.

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Kaeth was made Grand Maester at the age of eighty, and sent to the court of King Aegon V Targaryen. He died within a year of his appointment and was succeeded by Grand Maester Ellendor.

Kaeth's Lives of Four Kings is considered a literary classic, despite scanting Viserys II Targaryen, and his hand-drawn illuminations to be a masterpiece; only four original copies of his book survived, until Joffrey senselessly destroyed one at his wedding feast.

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