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Poll: Best "Game of Thrones" Knight Character

Which "Game of Thrones" character do you think is the best knight?* * A knight should be judged by his or her bravery, battle-tournament skills, loyalty, service, justness, chivalry and defense of the weak.

Game of Thrones (2011) Captain of Guards, Master at Arms, Castellans, Sell-Swords, Sell-Sails and other Essos equivalents, who may or may not be officially knighted have been included due to their knight level status.

SPOILER ALERT: Intended for viewers current through the 2019 season as poll reveals Game of Thrones (2011) characters that are discussed or depicted as knights through end of calendar 2019.

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Make Your Choice

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    Gwendoline Christie in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Brienne of Tarth

    Kingsguard-Brandon Stark, Kingsguard-Renly Baratheon, Sworn Sword Knight to House Baratheon and House Stark, Noble Knight of House Tarth and Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

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    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Jaime Lannister aka Kingslayer

    Lord Commander, Knightsguard-Joffrey Baratheon and Kingsguard-Robert Baratheon

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    Iain Glen in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Jorah Mormont aka Jorah the Andal

    Commander, Queensguard-Daenerys Targaryen and Noble Knight of House Mormont

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    Liam Cunningham in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Davos Seaworth aka The Onion Knight

    Landed Sworn Sword Knight to House Baratheon of Dragonstone and Sworn Sword Knight to House Stark

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    Jerome Flynn in Game of Thrones (2011)


    Commander, King's Landing City Watch, Sell Sword Knight to House Lannister and Ser Bronn of the Blackwater

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    Rory McCann in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane

    Kingsguard-Joffrey Baratheon and Landed Sworn Sword Knight to House Lannister

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    Ian McElhinney in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Barristan Selmy aka Barristan the Bold, Barristan the Old

    Lord Commander, Knightsguard-Robert Baratheon, Lord Commander, Queensguard-Daenerys Targaryen and Noble Knight of House Selmy

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    Luke Roberts in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Arthur Dayne aka Sword of the Morning

    Kingsguard-Aerys II Targaryen and Sworn Knight to House Targaryen

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    Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane

    Landed Sworn Sword Knight to House Lannister, Castellan of Harrenhal and Commander, Queensguard-Cersei Lannister

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    Clive Russell in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Brynden 'Blackfish' Tully

    Noble Knight to House Tully, Riverrun

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    Finn Jones in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Loras Tyrell aka The Knight of the Flowers

    Lord Commander, Knightsguard-Renly Baratheon and Noble Knight to House Tyrell, Highgarden

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    Michiel Huisman in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Daario Naharis

    Queensguard-Daenerys Targaryen, Sell Sword-Daenerys Targaryen and Commander, Second Sons * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Deobia Oparei in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Areo Hotah

    Captain of Guard-House Martell * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Miltos Yerolemou in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Syrio Forel

    First Sword of Braavos, Captain of Guard and Sea Lord of Braavos * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Jacob Anderson in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Grey Worm aka Ser Worm

    Commander-Unsullied, Sworn to Daenerys Targaryen * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Ian Gelder in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Kevan Lannister

    Noble Knight to House Lannister, Casterly Rock

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    Noah Taylor in Game of Thrones (2011)


    Master of Arms-Dreadfort Castle, Castellan of the Dreadfort and Sworn to House Bolton * Hedge Knight Equivalent

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    Lucian Msamati in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Salladhor Saan

    Sell Sail-House Baratheon of Dragonstone * Sworn Knight equivalent

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    Tony Way in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Dontos Hollard aka Ser Dontos the Red

    Noble Knight to House Hollard and Sworn Knight to House Baratheon

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    Brendan McCormack in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Vardis Egen

    Captain of Guard-Castle Eyrie and Sworn Knight to House Arryn

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    Ron Donachie in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Rodrik Cassel

    Master of Arms-Winterfell, Castellan of Winterfell, Sworn Knight to House Stark

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    Tobias Menzies in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Edmure Tully

    Sworn to House Stark, Sworn to House Lannister (forcibly) and Noble Knight to House Tully

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    Steven Cole in Game of Thrones (2011)


    Queensguard-Daenerys Targaryen * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Eddie Eyre as Gerold Hightower in Game of Thrones

    Gerold Hightower

    Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, King Aerys II Targaryen and Noble Knight of House Hightower

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    Jamie Sives in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Jory Cassel

    Captain of Guard-Winterfell, Sworn to House Stark * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Elyes Gabel in Game of Thrones (2011)


    Queensguard-Daenerys Targaryen * Sworn Knight Equivalent

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    Wilko Johnson in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Ilyn Payne

    Captain of Guard-Casterly Rock, King's Justice, Robert Baratheon ( King's Executioner), Sworn Knight to House Lannister and Noble Knight of House Payne

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    Ian Beattie in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Meryn Trant aka The Forgettable

    Kingsguard-Robert Baratheon, Kingsguard-Joffrey Baratheon, Sworn Knight to House Baratheon

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    Eugene Simon in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Lancel Lannister

    Noble Knight of House Lannister and Faith Militant Brother

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    Owen Teale in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Alliser Thorne

    Acting Commander-Night's Watch, First Ranger-Night's Watch Master at Arms @ Castle Black and Noble Knight of House Thorne

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    Ian Whyte and Rob Ostlere in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Waymar Royce

    Noble Knight of House Royce, and Knight-Night's Watch

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    Marc Rissmann in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Harry Strickland aka Harry the Homeless

    Noble Knight and House Head of the exiled House Strickland from Westeros. Acting commander as captain-general of the Golden Company from Essos.

    Backstory: Since the First Blackfyre Rebellion, four generations of Stricklands have served in the Golden Company.

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    Wilf Scolding in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Rhaegar Targaryen aka The Last Dragon

    Noble Knight, last Prince of Dragonstone and Targaryen heir to the Iron Throne

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    Daniel Portman in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Podrick Payne

    Kingsguard-Brandon Stark and Noble Knight of House Payne

    Added 20 May 2019

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