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'''Lord of the Iron Islands''' is a title in ''Game of Thrones''. The holder is the ruler of [[The Iron Islands]] from [[Pyke (castle)|Pyke]] as a region of the [[Seven Kingdoms]] on behalf of the [[King of the Andals and the First Men]].
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[[File:Pyke.jpg|thumb|right|[[Pyke]], the seat of the Lord of the Iron Islands.]]
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The '''Lord of the Iron Islands''' is the ruler of the stronghold of [[Pyke (castle)|Pyke]], the capital of [[The Iron Islands|the Iron Islands]]. The holder is the ruler of the entire region of [[The Iron Islands|the Iron Islands]].
   
The title was first created after the ironborn became vassals of [[House Targaryen]].
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Before the [[War of Conquest|Targaryen Conquest]], the Iron Islands were originally a sovereign nation. The [[ironborn]] also controlled [[The Riverlands|the Riverlands]], which they had conquered in turn from [[The Stormlands|the Stormlands]]. The title was first created after the ironborn became vassals of [[House Targaryen]]. [[House Greyjoy]] have been the Lords of the Iron Islands for hundreds of years.
   
==Known Lords of the Iron Islands==
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===[[Season 2]]===
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After naming himself King of the Iron Islands, [[Balon Greyjoy|King Balon Greyjoy]] invaded [[The North|the North]] by sending his daughter [[Yara Greyjoy|Yara]] to seize [[Deepwood Motte]], his brother [[Victarion Greyjoy|Victarion]] to seize [[Moat Cailin]] and his only living son [[Theon Greyjoy|Theon]] to raide the [[Stony Shore]].<ref>[[The Ghost of Harrenhal]]</ref> Despite Theon being King Balon's only son, Balon has named his daughter Yara as his heir.<ref>[[What is Dead May Never Die]]</ref>
   
* Lord {[[Vickon Greyjoy]]}, elected by the [[ironborn]] as Lord of the Iron Islands after the death of King [[Harren Hoare]] during the [[War of Conquest]].
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==Known Lords of the Iron Islands==
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* Lord {[[Vickon Greyjoy]]}, elected by the [[ironborn]] as Lord of the Iron Islands after the death of King [[Harren Hoare]] during the [[War of Conquest|Targaryen Conquest]].
 
* Lord [[Balon Greyjoy]], the last holder before rebelling against the Iron Throne.
 
* Lord [[Balon Greyjoy]], the last holder before rebelling against the Iron Throne.
   
 
==In the books==
 
==In the books==
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The Iron Islands is one of the two constituent regions of the [[Seven Kingdoms]], alongside [[Dorne]], whose rulers aren't "Lords Paramount". While the rulers of Dorne hold the title of "Prince", the rulers of the Iron Islands are merely lords.
   
The Iron Islands is one of the two constituent regions of the [[Seven Kingdoms]], alongside [[Dorne]], whose rulers aren't "Lords Paramount". While the rulers of Dorne hold the title of "Prince", the rulers of the Iron Islands are merely Lords.
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==References==
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Revision as of 18:24, June 2, 2013

Pyke

Pyke, the seat of the Lord of the Iron Islands.

The Lord of the Iron Islands is the ruler of the stronghold of Pyke, the capital of the Iron Islands. The holder is the ruler of the entire region of the Iron Islands.

Before the Targaryen Conquest, the Iron Islands were originally a sovereign nation. The ironborn also controlled the Riverlands, which they had conquered in turn from the Stormlands. The title was first created after the ironborn became vassals of House Targaryen. House Greyjoy have been the Lords of the Iron Islands for hundreds of years.

Season 2

After naming himself King of the Iron Islands, King Balon Greyjoy invaded the North by sending his daughter Yara to seize Deepwood Motte, his brother Victarion to seize Moat Cailin and his only living son Theon to raide the Stony Shore.[1] Despite Theon being King Balon's only son, Balon has named his daughter Yara as his heir.[2]

Known Lords of the Iron Islands

In the books

The Iron Islands is one of the two constituent regions of the Seven Kingdoms, alongside Dorne, whose rulers aren't "Lords Paramount". While the rulers of Dorne hold the title of "Prince", the rulers of the Iron Islands are merely lords.

References


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Lord: King Balon Greyjoy Heir: Princess Yara Greyjoy/Prince Theon Greyjoy (disputed)
House-Greyjoy-heraldry
Seat: Pyke, Pyke Lands: The 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
Current members:Aeron Greyjoy · Queen Alannys Greyjoy · Euron Greyjoy · Victarion Greyjoy
Deceased members:Rodrik Greyjoy · Maron Greyjoy
Household:{Dagmer} · {Lorren} · {Drennan} · {Gelmarr} · {Stygg} · {Aggar} · {Wex} · {Urzen} · First Mate · Drowned Priest

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