During the Reyne-Tarbeck Rebellion, Rohanne's father, Lord Walderan Tarbeck was executed for his treason. This made Rohanne's brother, Tion Tarbeck, the new lord. When Tarbeck Hall was attacked by Ser Tywin Lannister, Tion was killed in the attack, making Rohanne's son the new lord. He want missing during the attack, but it was reported that Ser Amory Lorch thre him down a well.
Some stories claim that the boy was smuggled to Essos, where he became a bard, popular for his sad ballads.