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"Ser Preston will be stationed here beside the... primary entertainment."
―Ser Jaime Lannister[src]

Ser Preston Greenfield was a knight and a member of the Queensguard, defending Queen Cersei Lannister as he defended King Robert Baratheon, King Joffrey Baratheon and King Tommen Baratheon before her.

Biography

Season 1

Ser Preston is among the guards that attacked Eddard, when he attempts to arrest Cersei, and take her children into his custody.[1]

Season 4

After Jaime returns to King's Landing, he goes over with Meryn Trant the placement of the Kingsguard members in defensive positions during Joffrey's wedding, assigning Ser Preston a place close to the wedding feast "primary entertainment".[2]

Season 5

Five members of the Kingsguard escort King Tommen to the steps before the Great Sept of Baelor so the king can meet with the High Sparrow. Members of the Faith Militant block them.[3]

Season 8

Ser Preston is presumably killed by the Hound or crushed by debris while protecting Cersei during the Battle of King's Landing, along with the other Kingsguard.[4]

Appearances

Game of Thrones Season 1 appearances
Winter Is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End Baelor Fire and Blood
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
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
Game of Thrones Season 8 appearances
Winterfell A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms The Long Night
The Last of the Starks The Bells The Iron Throne

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Greenfield is a member of Robert Baratheon's Kingsguard. He is noted as the shortest member of the Kingsguard. He accompanied Robert on his boar hunting trip where he was mortally wounded. He pledges allegiance to Joffrey following Robert's death.

Similarly to at least three other members of the Kingsguard (Jaime, Boros Blount and Arys Oakheart), Ser Preston used to violate his vow of celibacy at a certain draper's house whenever the draper was away.

Ser Preston is killed in the Riot of King's Landing; he has been stabbed and hacked so cruelly that he was red-brown from head to heel.

Ser Preston is replaced by Ser Balon Swann, who has been mentioned in the series but not as part of the Kingsguard. In the series, no Kingsguard is shown to be killed by the rioters. Ser Preston is later mentioned as being alive at the time of Joffrey's wedding, meaning he survived the riots in TV continuity.

See also

References

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