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Willem Lannister: "Is this a rescue?"
Rickard Karstark: "Lannister filth!"
Martyn Lannister: "Please, I didn't do anything! I'm just a squire!"
— Martyn Lannister begs for his life as Lord Rickard Karstark runs him through with a sword.[src]

Martyn Lannister, along with his brother Willem, was a squire in the Lannister army. Both are younger sons of Kevan Lannister, and younger brothers of Ser Lancel Lannister.

Biography

Season 3

Martyn and his brother Willem are captured by the forces of House Tully led by Edmure Tully following the Battle of Stone Mill. He is taken hostage and placed in a cell at Riverrun, the seat of the Tullys.

After Robb visits Riverrun to attend the funeral of his grandfather, Martyn and Willem are visited in their cell by Talisa, who tends to Martyn's wounded hand while Willem looks on in silence. Martyn asks if it's true that Robb can turn into a wolf at night and devour the flesh of his enemies.[1] Earlier, Robb criticized Edmure Tully for the Battle of the Stone Mill and concludes that Willem and Martyn are not valuable enough to exchange for Sansa or Arya Stark.

The bodies of Martyn and Willem are presented to Robb.

Martyn and Willem are murdered inside their cells by Rickard Karstark as vengeance for Jaime's killing of his son Torrhen. Their bodies are presented to Robb. Rickard defends his actions as them being kin to Jaime, but Robb furiously condemns this as saying they were innocent boys.[2]

Appearances

Game of Thrones Season 3 appearances
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch Is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa

Family tree


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tywald
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Ellyn
Reyne
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Deceased
 
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Tion
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Tytos
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Jeyne Lannister
née Marbrand
Deceased
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tywin
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Joanna
Lannister

Deceased
 
 
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Kevan
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Dorna Lannister
née Swyft

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Robert
Baratheon
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Deceased
 
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Cersei
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Jaime
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Tysha


 
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Tyrion
Lannister


 
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Sansa
Stark
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Lancel
Lannister
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Deceased
 
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Martyn
Lannister

Deceased
 
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Willem
Lannister

Deceased
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Unnamed
son

Died in infancy
 
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Joffrey
Baratheon
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Deceased
 
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Margaery
Tyrell
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Deceased
 
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Myrcella
Baratheon
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Deceased
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Tommen
Baratheon
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Deceased
 
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Margaery
Tyrell
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Deceased
 
 

Quotes

Edmure Tully: "We took hostages. Willem Lannister, Martyn Lannister."
Robb Stark: "Willem and Martyn Lannister are fourteen years old."
Brynden Tully: "Martyn is fifteen, I believe."
— Walk of Punishment (episode)
Robb Stark: "Tywin Lannister has my sisters. Have I sued for peace?"
Edmure Tully: "No."
Robb Stark: "Do you think he'll sue for peace because we have his...father's brother's great-grandsons?"
Edmure Tully: "No."
Robb Stark dismisses Martyn and Willem's value as hostages.[src]
Robb Stark: "It took five of you to murder two unarmed squires."
Rickard Karstark: "Not murder, your grace. Vengeance."
Robb Stark: "Vengeance? They didn't kill your sons. I saw Harrion die on the battlefield and Torrhen..."
Rickard Karstark: "Was strangled by the Kingslayer. They were his kin."
Robb Stark: "They were BOYS!"
Rickard Karstark's unsuccessful justification for killing Martyn and Willem Lannister.[src]

Behind the scenes

Martyn is played by Dean-Charles Chapman, who would go on to be cast as Tommen Baratheon in the fourth season of the television series.

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Martyn and Willem are the twin sons of Kevan Lannister, and younger brothers of Lancel.

Martyn is captured at the Battle of Oxcross. It is not him but his cousin Tion Frey (son of Genna Lannister, Tywin's sister, and Emmon Frey) who is killed alongside Willem by Rickard Karstark. After Willem and Tion's death, Robb orders to triple the guard on Martyn for his protection, and later exchanges him for a northern prisoner (Robett Glover).

Martyn is not mentioned in the books afterwards.

See also

References

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