"Maester Jellicoe proved that the city began as a trading post. Where ships from Valyria, Old Ghis and the Summer Isles put in to replenish their provisions and make repairs."

Jellicoe was a maester of the Citadel.


Jellicoe claimed that the settlement that later became Oldtown began as a trading post where ships from Valyria, Old Ghis and the Summer Islands put in to replenish provisions and conduct repairs.[1]

In the books

In The World of Ice & Fire, Maester Jellicoe supposedly lived among the Children of the Forest. Based on his theory about the foundation of Oldtown, he dated the city to the Dawn Age before the arrival of the First Men in Westeros.

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