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|place = [[Great Wyk]], the [[the Iron Islands]]
 
|place = [[Great Wyk]], the [[the Iron Islands]]
 
|result = [[Iron Throne]] victory
 
|result = [[Iron Throne]] victory
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|commanders2 = Lord [[Stannis Baratheon]]
 
|commanders2 = Lord [[Stannis Baratheon]]
 
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The '''Siege of Great Wyk''' was a battle of the [[Greyjoy Rebellion]]. Following the destruction of the [[Iron Fleet]] at the [[Battle of Fair Isle]], [[Stannis Baratheon]] led the [[Iron Throne|royal]] fleet in a counterattack and subdued [[Great Wyk]], the largest of the [[Iron Islands]], while [[Old Wyk]] [[Siege of Old Wyk|fell]] to Ser [[Barristan Selmy]]. These two victories paved the way for the subsequent [[Siege of Pyke]], which spelled the end of the [[ironborn]] rebellion.
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The '''Siege of Great Wyk''' was a battle of the [[Greyjoy Rebellion]]. Following the destruction of the [[Iron Fleet]] at the [[Battle of Fair Isle]], [[Stannis Baratheon]] led the [[Iron Throne|royal]] fleet in a counterattack and subdued [[Great Wyk]], the largest of the [[Iron Islands]], while [[Old Wyk]] [[Siege of Old Wyk|fell]] to Ser [[Barristan Selmy]]. These two victories paved the way for the subsequent [[Siege of Pyke]], which spelled the end of the [[ironborn]] rebellion.<ref>"[[Greyjoy Rebellion (Histories & Lore)]]"</ref>
   
 
==In the books==
 
==In the books==
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In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Stannis Baratheon led an assault on Great Wyk during the Greyjoy Rebellion.
==See also==
 
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Siege_of_Great_Wyk The Siege of Great Wyk at A Wiki of Ice and Fire.]
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Great Wyk, Siege of]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Great Wyk, Siege of]]

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Siege of Great Wyk
Stannis Great Wyk
Conflict

Greyjoy Rebellion

Date

289 AL

Place

Great Wyk, the the Iron Islands

Outcome

Iron Throne victory

Combatants
House-Greyjoy-heraldry
House Greyjoy
Baratheon
Iron Throne
Commanders

Unknown

Lord Stannis Baratheon

Casualties

Unknown

Unknown

The Siege of Great Wyk was a battle of the Greyjoy Rebellion. Following the destruction of the Iron Fleet at the Battle of Fair Isle, Stannis Baratheon led the royal fleet in a counterattack and subdued Great Wyk, the largest of the Iron Islands, while Old Wyk fell to Ser Barristan Selmy. These two victories paved the way for the subsequent Siege of Pyke, which spelled the end of the ironborn rebellion.[1]

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Stannis Baratheon led an assault on Great Wyk during the Greyjoy Rebellion.

ReferencesEdit

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