Ser Lancel Lannister is an anointed knight of House Lannister and the eldest son of Ser Kevan Lannister and Dorna Swyft. He served as a squire to King Robert Baratheon. He's a member of the Warrior's Sons, a branch of the Faith Militant.
Appearances and CharacterEdit
Lancel is said to closely resemble his cousin, Ser Jaime Lannister. He is young, strong and handsome. He has green eyes and sandy hair. He is later described as grey faced and gaunt, with hollow cheeks and hair as brittle and white as chalk.
Lancel is humorless, known for his impatience, and sometimes he becomes arrogant.
A Game of ThronesEdit
While being king Robert Baratheon squite, Lancel is given very strong wine by Queen Cersei that is several times stronger than Robert is used to, and told to give him as much as possible when Robert is hunting in the Kingswood.
King Robert is killed by a wild boar during that hunting trip.
A Clash of KingsEdit
After being knighted, Cersei takes him as her lover. When Tyrion Lannister finds out, he uses it as leverage to make Lancel his informer.
Lancel fights in the Battle of the Blackwater, though he is severely injured. For his services, Lancel's uncle and Hand of the King, Lord Tywin Lannister, names him the new Lord of Darry in the riverlands, as a sop to his brother and Lancel's father, Ser Kevan Lannister.
A Feast for CrowsEdit
Lancel is present for the wake of his uncle, Lord Tywin, and corners Cersei afterwards. he tries to confess his love to her, and does not sound happy about his marriage to Amerei Frey.