For the Realm
Alliances within the realm
House involved: House Baratheon & House Martell
Made by: Wedding Tomas Baratheon and Nymeria Martell
Common thoughts: Worry. If there will be a war it will be splitting the Kingdom down the middle.
House involved: House Greyjoy & House Stark
Made by: The betrothal of Balthon Greyjoy to Opal Stark
Common thoughts: While it will make the Greyjoy’s claim to the north legitimized many worry what this might mean for the Heir to Winterfell.
House involved: House Tyrell & House Stark
Made by: Lord Alessander Tyrell adopting Yale Stark
Common thoughts: While some where worried about the Son of Willis Stark rulling the Reach he has proven himself to be a respectable leader.
House involved: House Tully & House Tyrell
Made by: The wedding of Yale Tyrell and Margot Tully
Common thoughts: Most of the locals are pleased but others worry the Western Alliance seems to grow more and more as the months go on.
House involved: House Bolton & House Tyrell
Made by: Wedding Lord Reynard Bolton & Lady Cora Stark to continue the trade that the Tyrells had been sending to the north
Common thoughts: Worrysome by most while in the north it is thought to be a good match
House involved: House Arryn & House Martell
Made by: The engagement of Daern Martell & Jaelyn Arryn
Health: Strong, fresh off the victory in the north
Common thoughts: This worries many people with in the realm as it is the first time House Arryn has made an alliance in hundreds of years.
House involved: House Greyjoy & House Tyrell
Made by: Was originally made with a wedding contract but now out of trade and land.
Health: Stable if uneasy
Common thoughts: Worry. Where the Lannister/Greyjoy alliance had seemed like a thought of concern now with Lord Tyrell passing his rose to the Greyjoys it is thought by all that he may the first to be fully bracing for a powerplay or war.
House involved: House Martell & House Targaryen
Made by: King Baelor and Prince Hrithik Martell by giving Princess Vhaella Targaryen in marriage
Common thoughts: Although it has caused House Martell to join the other Kingdoms under Targaryen rule there are some who worry not that Dragon’s blood seems to be in the hands of dornish men that it is only a matter of time before they make a power play.
House involved: House Baratheon & House Lannister
Made by: Evan “Old Lion” Lannister and Jaerth Baratheon by wedding Lord Jaymes Lannister and Lady Tess Baratheon
Common Thoughts: While it was a good aliance when it was first formed with the death of Jaymes and Tess as well as the passing of Jaerth Baratheon things have been uneasy. Beatrice Baratheon has made no moves to improve the relationship.
Houses involved: House Greyjoy & House Lannister
Made by: Lord Falcron Greyjoy and Lord Hadrian Lannister by betrothing their second children to one another.
Health: Strong. Talon Greyjoy and Tristana Lannister seem very fond of one another.
Common thoughts: Worry. With the combined strength of both houses and their fleats anyone who is close to the sea fears for the coming days if either house makes a power play.
House involved: House Greyjoy and House Bolton
Made by: House Bolton wedding their daughter to Lord Falcron Greyjoy
Health: Strong after the involvement of Talon Greyjoy seems to have given it the relivement it needed.
Common thoughts: As the two houses seem to be sharing the north now it seems a bit of a concern.
Known Broken Alliances:
House involved: House Lannister & House Tully
Made by: Lady Ella Tully Wedding Lord Nicholas Tully
Broken by: Nicholas while in greif for his first wife’s death insulting Lord Hadrian Lannister by implying they had given him a sickly wife to keep his house from having an heir.
Common thoughts: Hadrian Lannister and Nicholas Tully have not spoken since the event. It is now thought to be foolish to allow such things to keep the house at ill ease with The Greyjoys and Lannisters alliance growing stronger everyday.
House involved: House Stark & House Tyrell
Made by: Lord Alec Stark and Lord Tophen Tyrell wedding their children Lady Cora Tyrell & Lord Willis Stark
Broken By: Lord Willis Stark rumored beating of Lady Cora and her fleeing from the north
Common thoughts: While not the straw that broke the Stark’s hold on the noth it is thought to have effected many of the bannermen’s choices to not defend Starks when they were lacking food.