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|place = [[Great Wyk]], the [[the Iron Islands]]
 
|place = [[Great Wyk]], the [[the Iron Islands]]
 
|result = Royal victory
 
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The '''Siege of Old Wyk''' was a battle of the [[Greyjoy Rebellion]]. Following the destruction of the [[Iron Fleet]] at the [[Battle of Fair Isle]], the [[Iron Throne|royal]] fleet mounted a counterattack against the [[Iron Islands]]. While [[Great Wyk]], the largest of the [[Iron Islands]], [[Siege of Great Wyk|fell]] to [[Stannis Baratheon]], Ser [[Barristan Selmy]] of the [[Kingsguard]] subdued [[Old Wyk]], paving the way for the complete defeat of the rebellion at the [[Siege of Pyke]].
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The '''Siege of Old Wyk''' was a battle of the [[Greyjoy Rebellion]]. Following the destruction of the [[Iron Fleet]] at the [[Battle of Fair Isle]], the [[Iron Throne|royal]] fleet mounted a counterattack against the [[Iron Islands]]. While [[Great Wyk]], the largest of the [[Iron Islands]], [[Siege of Great Wyk|fell]] to [[Stannis Baratheon]], Ser [[Barristan Selmy]] of the [[Kingsguard]] subdued [[Old Wyk]], paving the way for the complete defeat of the rebellion at the [[Siege of Pyke]].<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, Ser Barristan Selmy led an assault of Old Wyk during the Greyjoy Rebellion.
==See also==
 
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Siege_of_Old_Wyk The Siege of Old Wyk at A Wiki of Ice and Fire.]
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Old Wyk, Siege of]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Old Wyk, Siege of]]

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Siege of Old Wyk
Barristan Old Wyk
Conflict

Greyjoy Rebellion

Date

289 AL

Place

Great Wyk, the the Iron Islands

Outcome

Royal victory

Combatants
Greyjoy mini shield
House Greyjoy
Baratheon mini shield
Iron Throne
Commanders

Unknown

Ser Barristan Selmy

Casualties

Unknown

Unknown

The Siege of Old Wyk was a battle of the Greyjoy Rebellion. Following the destruction of the Iron Fleet at the Battle of Fair Isle, the royal fleet mounted a counterattack against the Iron Islands. While Great Wyk, the largest of the Iron Islands, fell to Stannis Baratheon, Ser Barristan Selmy of the Kingsguard subdued Old Wyk, paving the way for the complete defeat of the rebellion at the Siege of Pyke.[1]

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Ser Barristan Selmy led an assault of Old Wyk during the Greyjoy Rebellion.

ReferencesEdit

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