Tower of the Hand

The Dunk and Egg Timeline

A timeline that follows the journeys of Dunk and Egg, and assesses their place in history.
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The Dunk and Egg Tales take place nearly one hundred years before the events of A Song of Ice and Fire. The actual years of the events below are approximated, except when connected to previously established events (such as the Great Spring Sickness).
Note that we list The Hedge Knight as occurring in the year 208, though some sources place it in 209. We'll update the timeline if we can confirm that.

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King Aegon IV knights Daemon Blackfyre at the age of 12 and gives him Blackfyre, the ancestral sword of House Targaryen.

183


Addam Osgrey is born to Ser Eustace Osgrey.1

184


King Aegon IV Targaryen legitimizes his many bastards, shortly before his death.

Daeron II Targaryen ascends to the Iron Throne.

185


Rohanne Webber is born to Lord Wyman Webber.2

188


Alysanne Osgrey is born to Ser Eustace Osgrey.

190


Daeron Targaryen is born to Maekar Targaryen.3

192


Dunk is born to parents unknown and orphaned in Flea Bottom.4

Ser Arlan of Pennytree overthrows Lord Stokeworth and the Bastard of Harrenhal in a melee at King's Landing.5

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Addam Osgrey serves as a page and squire at Coldmoat.

Ser Eustace Osgrey proposes a marriage between Addam Osgrey and Rohanne Webber. The offer is refused by Lord Wyman Webber.

195


King Daeron II names Lord Hayford his Hand.

The Blackfyre Rebellion
Daemon Blackfyre (the Black Dragon) attempts to usurp the throne from Daeron II Targaryen (the Red Dragon).

197


Ser Arlan takes Dunk on as his squire.7

199


Ser Arlan is unhorsed by Prince Baelor Targaryen in a hastilude at Storm's End, held in honor of Lord Baratheon's granddaughter.8

200


Aegon Targaryen is born to Maekar Targaryen and an unknown mother.9

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Aegon Targaryen's mother dies.10

202


Ser Arlan and Ser Bennis of the Brown Shield are among the knights hired to escort a Dornish merchant from Lannisport to the Prince's Pass.11

204


Dunk is in King's Landing.12

205


Ser Arlan and Dunk enter the service of Lord Florent, for at least half a year.13

Ser Arlan and Dunk are ones of thousands who serve Lords Dondarrion and Caron in burning the Vulture King out of the Red Mountains of Dorne.14

206


Aegon Targaryen serves as a page for two years in King's Landing.

207


Dunk is in Lannisport.15

208


Lord Wyman Webber dies.16

Lady Rohanne Webber has Dake drowned for stealing sheep off Coldmoat land.17

Ser Bennis of the Brown Shield enters the service of Ser Eustace of Standfast.

THE HEDGE KNIGHT
A hedge knight by the name of Dunk enters a tourney at Ashford Meadow.

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Footnotes

Warning: Footnotes may contain spoilers from later chapters or books.
  • 1 - Septon Sefton says in TSS that Addam was 12 at the time of his death.
  • 2 - Rohanne states her age as 25 in TSS.
  • 3 - Maekar says Daeron is 18 in THK.
  • 4 - Dunk says he is either 16 or 17 at the start of THK.
  • 5 - Baelor says it happened sixteen years ago, in THK.
  • 6 - Dunk pegs the Battle of the Redgrass Field as occurring fifteen years before TSS.
  • 7 - In THK, Dunk says that he was 5 or 6 when Arlan made him a squire, but in TSS Dunk says he was no more than 3 or 4 when Arlan took him on.
  • 8 - Baelor says it happened nine years ago, in THK.
  • 9 - Egg is 10 at the start of TSS.
  • 10 - Egg tells Dunk that his mother is dead in THK; could be any time between now and then.
  • 11 - Dunk says he was no older than Egg (10) at the time of TSS.
  • 12 - Dunk says he saw Lord Bloodraven in King's Landing, six years before the events of TSS.
  • 13 - Dunk recalls this time as three years past in THK.
  • 14 - Dunk says this happened three years ago, in THK.
  • 15 - Dunk says he was in Lannisport a year before THK.
  • 16 - The second anniversary of Lord Webber's death passes on the next new moon, at the start of TSS.
  • 17 - Occurs two years ago, according to Dunk in TSS.
  • 18 - So claims Dunk in THK.
  • 19 - Half a year before TSS, Dunk was in Oldtown.
  • 20 - In TSS, Dunk says Arlan has been for two years and Egg his squire for a year and a half.
  • 21 - In TMK, Dunk says sixteen years have passed since the Blackfyre Rebellion.