"I now proclaim Cersei of the House Lannister, First of Her Name, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Protector of the Seven Kingdoms."
Qyburn to the court of the Red Keep.[src]
Protector of the Seven Kingdoms is a title that combines the titles of Lord of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, the two traditional titles held by the King of the Andals and the First Men. This centralizes the power of the kings of the Seven Kingdoms. The title was apparently created by Cersei Lannister, and was held by Daenerys Targaryen before her death.[1][2]

The title was not used beyond the reigns of the two queens, and the new King Bran Stark took the titles "Lord of the Six Kingdoms" (as the North decided to secede) and "Protector of the Realm", returning to the old version of the title.[3]

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