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Tyrion Lannister: "She's dimwitted!"
Bronn: "If I wanted wits, I'd marry you."
Tyrion Lannister and Bronn[src]

Lollys Stokeworth is a member of House Stokeworth, a noble family of the Crownlands, and the second daughter of Lady Tanda Stokeworth. She is considered dim-witted.


Season 4

Cersei arranges for a marriage between Lollys and Ser Bronn of the Blackwater, to sway the ambitious ex-sellsword from Tyrion's service. Though her older sister Falyse is heir to Castle Stokeworth, she is forty years old and barren, and Bronn suggests to Tyrion that she may suffer an "accident" in time, making Lollys the sole heir. Tyrion comments that Lollys is dim-witted, but it does not bother Bronn.[1]

Season 5

Lollys is enjoying a walk with her betrothed Bronn outside of Castle Stokeworth, while discussing their upcoming wedding. She also confesses to Bronn how her sister Falyse is mean to her and will not let the couple live at Stokeworth when their mother dies. Bronn comforts Lollys, asserting that in his experience, mean people will always get what they deserve.

The two are interrupted by Jaime. He tells Bronn that Cersei has broken her agreement with him, and Lollys will instead marry Ser Wyllis Bracken. Bronn is very displeased. Jaime orders him to come with him to Dorne, and when they return - Bronn will be rewarded with a better wife and castle.[2]


Game of Thrones: Season 5 appearances
The Wars to Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother's Mercy

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In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Lollys's background is the same. However, she is a fairly regular background character during the course of the first three books. She is morbidly obese, has dull brown eyes which always seem to be wet with tears, and is considered simple. In addition, she is second in line for the inheritance of House Stokeworth's lands and titles, so there are no suitors for her hand; her mother, Lady Tanda, is desperate to find a match for her, even relentlessly pursuing Tyrion for a time.

There is no mention in the novels that Lollys used to be bullied by her sister.

Lollys is a victim in the Riot of King's Landing, where she is ambushed and gang-raped by fifty men in Flea Bottom, which results in her pregnancy with a bastard child. After this, she is considered defiled and is left a social pariah at court. This makes her an ideal match for Bronn, who as an "upjumped cutthroat" is also considered too low for suitable noble matches, yet now their circumstances have met in the middle.

Shae, while acting as secret mistress to Tyrion during his stint as Hand of the King, served a time as hand-maiden to Lollys, before coming into Sansa's service following her marriage to Tyrion. She tells Tyrion discontentedly that Lollys sleeps and eats all day, and sometimes she falls asleep while she’s eating, then the food falls under the blankets and Shae has to clean her. Shae knows that Lollys was gang-raped, but has no sympathy for her.

During the Battle of the Blackwater, Lollys stays with her mother and sister in the Red Keep. They are invited by Cersei to seek refuge with her in the Queen's Ballroom at Maegor's Holdfast. When they are about to cross the drawbridge, Lollys becomes frightened and refuses to cross, clutches at Shae and sobbing, "I don't want to, I don't want to, I don't want to." Sansa notices that Shae looks as if she wants to shove Lollys into the dry moat, onto the iron spikes. Sansa speaks softly to Lollys and tries to calm her, but to no avail. Finally, Shae and Falyse grab Lollys by her elbows, and drag her across the bridge. Sansa feels sorry for Lollys, knowing about her rape and pregnancy. While they dine at the fort, Lollys sits hunched and shivering; she eats too fast, gets sick, and retches all over herself and her sister.

In the books, Bronn and Lollys get married successfully. In "A Feast for Crows", it is reported Lollys gave birth to a boy, strong and healthy, and Bronn named him Tyrion. Jaime finds this amusing, but Cersei is displeased by the sellsword's insolence.

Quite ironically, as a result of Cersei's unsuccessful attempt to dispose of Bronn, he becomes Lord Stokeworth, and Lollys - the Lady of Stokeworth.

Lollys's presence at the Riot of King's Landing, her rape in the riot, and her subsequent pregnancy, were all omitted from the TV series continuity. She is furthermore portrayed as being in better physical and mental condition, although she is implied to be a bit dim.

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