Pronunciation: AY-bell CAW-thon

Mat Cauthon's father. Wife Natti Cauthon. Daughters Eldrin Cauthon and Bodewhin Cauthon.

Physical Description#

He looks like an older, graying version of Mat with serious eyes. (TSR,Ch31)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch8 - Bran confirms to Rand that the Cauthon house was one of the first to burn during the Trolloc attack.
  2. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch19 - Abell Cauthon is the best horse trader in the Two Rivers.
    2. TDR,Ch20 - Lanfear tells Mat that Tam and Abell came to the White Tower looking for Rand and him.
    3. TDR,Ch24 - Abell Cauthon wins the Emond's Field quarterstaff competition most years.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch13 - When Mat hears that there are Whitecloaks in the Two Rivers he wonders how concerned he should be because everyone likes Abell Cauthon.
    2. TSR,Ch29 - Marin and Bran tell Perrin that Tam and Abell avoided the Whitecloaks and are hiding in the woods.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch14 - Abell Cauthon taught his son Mat a great deal about horses.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch6 - Mat recalls that his Da taught him to bargain well.
  6. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch1 - Perrin gives all the credit for the victory at Emond's Field to Dannil, Tam and Abell.