The War of Five Kings

Begins: 298

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Sides:

King Renly Baratheon of Storm’s End
Goal: To claim dominion over the Seven Kingdoms.
Support: Stormlands and the Reach

King Robb Stark of Winterfell
Goal: To claim independence from the Iron Throne.
Support: The North and Riverlands.

King Joffrey Baratheon of King’s Landing
Goal: To claim dominion over the Seven Kingdoms.
Support: The Westerlands, 1/2 of the Crownlands

King Balon Greyjoy of Pyke
Goal: To claim independence from the Iron Throne.
Support: The Iron Islands

King Stannis Baratheon of Dragonstone
Goal: To claim dominion over the Seven Kingdoms.
Support: 1/2 of the Crownlands

Undeclared Territories
Dorne
The Vale

Key Events of the War of Five Kings, 998
Campaign: War in the Riverlands, 998
Forces Involved: Joffrey Loyalists vs House Stark and House Tully

  • Summary: House Lannister invades the Riverlands and invades One host of 20,000 men is to be commanded by Lord Tywin himself, while the other 15,000 men are to be commanded by his son Ser Jaime Lannister. They defeat several Riverlands forces and besiege Riverrun.
  • Major Events: Battle of the Golden Tooth, Battle of Mummer’s Ford, Battle of Riverrun, Conquest of the Southern Riverlands.

Campaign: The Wolf and the Lion, 998
Forces Involved: Joffrey Loyalists vs House Stark and House Tully

  • Summary: Robb Stark leads a hastily assembled force down from the North. At the Twins he splits his army sending Roose Bolton with 16,000 men (nearly all infantry) to engage Tywin Lannister, while he leads a force of 6,000 cavalry to relieve the Siege of Riverrun.
  • Major Events: Battle of the Green Fork, Battle of the Whispering Woods, Battle of the Camps

Campaign: Renly’s march? 998

  • Summary: Renly Baratheon calls his banners. His host will be nearly 80,000 strong when fully mustered.

The War of Five Kings

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