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* The '''Lord Commander''' of the [[Kingsguard]], the elite group of seven [[knights]] whose duty it is to protect the [[King of the Andals and the First Men|King]] and the royal family. The Kingsguard's current Lord Commander is Ser [[Jaime Lannister]]. He took over the role when Ser [[Barristan Selmy]] was dismissed. Ser [[Duncan the Tall]] was Lord Commander when Selmy rose to prominence.
 
* The '''Lord Commander''' of the [[Kingsguard]], the elite group of seven [[knights]] whose duty it is to protect the [[King of the Andals and the First Men|King]] and the royal family. The Kingsguard's current Lord Commander is Ser [[Jaime Lannister]]. He took over the role when Ser [[Barristan Selmy]] was dismissed. Ser [[Duncan the Tall]] was Lord Commander when Selmy rose to prominence.
   
* The '''Lord Commander''' of the [[Night's Watch]], the order responsible for defending [[the Wall]]. The current Lord Commander is [[Jeor Mormont]], former [[Lord of Bear Island]].
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* The '''Lord Commander''' of the [[Night's Watch]], the order responsible for defending [[the Wall]]. The last Lord Commander was [[Jeor Mormont]], former [[Lord of Bear Island]]. Following Mormont's [[Mutiny at Craster's Keep|death]], the position is vacant.
   
 
The leader of the [[City Watch]] of the Seven Kingdoms' various cities is a "Lord Commander" when of noble birth, or a "Commander" when not. [[Janos Slynt]] was merely a "Commander" due to his lack of noble birth, but was later elevated to the nobility as [[Lord of Harrenhal]] in gratitude for his service to [[King Joffrey]] in betraying [[Eddard Stark]].
 
The leader of the [[City Watch]] of the Seven Kingdoms' various cities is a "Lord Commander" when of noble birth, or a "Commander" when not. [[Janos Slynt]] was merely a "Commander" due to his lack of noble birth, but was later elevated to the nobility as [[Lord of Harrenhal]] in gratitude for his service to [[King Joffrey]] in betraying [[Eddard Stark]].

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The Lord Commander is a rank found in several of the Seven Kingdoms' institutions. It is a combination of "Lord", meaning that the person holding the title is of noble birth, or at the very least knighted, and "Commander", indicating a position of authority and leadership. The term may refer to:

The leader of the City Watch of the Seven Kingdoms' various cities is a "Lord Commander" when of noble birth, or a "Commander" when not. Janos Slynt was merely a "Commander" due to his lack of noble birth, but was later elevated to the nobility as Lord of Harrenhal in gratitude for his service to King Joffrey in betraying Eddard Stark.

Ser Loras Tyrell briefly served as Lord Commander of Renly Baratheon's Kingsguard until the group's disbandment following Renly's assassination.

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