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Ser Harrold Westerling is a knight of House Westerling and the Lord Commander of Viserys I Targaryen's Kingsguard.[1]

Biography

Harrold is one of the longest-serving members of the Kingsguard. He was once a powerful knight with a successful military background, and eventually succeeded Ser Ryam Redwyne as Lord Commander. He is tasked by the king to watch over and guard Rhaenyra Targaryen.[2]

Behind the scenes

Harrold Westerling was revealed to be a recurring character in House of the Dragon on December 8, 2020. On September 24, 2021, HBO announced that Graham McTavish had signed on for the series. The character breakdown reads as follows:

"Ser Harrold has served in the Kingsguard since the days of King Jaehaerys; he is a paragon of chivalry and honor."
―HBO[|[src]]

In the books

In The World of Ice & Fire and Fire & Blood, Harrold is less expanded upon. He is not mentioned in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels.

See also

References

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