Title: Lord Davram Bashere

High Seat of House Bashere, Lord of Bashere, Tyr and Sidona, Guardian of the Blightborder, Defender of the Heartland, and Marshal-General to Queen Tenobia of Saldaea. Married to Deira Bashere. He is the father of Zarine and Maedin Bashere and uncle of Queen Tenobia. The sign of House Bashere is three red kingspenny blossoms on a field of blue.

Physical Description#

He is short and slender with a hooked beak of a nose and dark tilted eyes. He has gray streaked black hair and a thick mustache like down-turned horns around his wide mouth. (TFoH,Ch56) He is very short, has typical Saldaean tilted eyes and eagle beak nose, and has a gray streaked moustache. (ACoS,Ch7)

Davram and Deira Bashere by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Davram Bashere's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch13 - Rumor has it that Mazrim Taim made the sun stand still while he defeated Lord Bashere.
    2. TSR,Ch41 - Faile tells Perrin that her father is Davram Bashere and gives his full titles.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Elaida's council discusses the fact that Bashere is moving an army southeast. This implies that word of Mazrim Taim's escape has leaked out and Saldaea no longer trusts the White Tower to take care of him.
    2. TFoH,Ch27 - The five great captains of the Westlands are Agelmar Jagad, Davram Bashere, Gareth Bryne, Pedron Niall and Rodel Ituralde.
    3. TFoH,Ch25 - Egwene sees a report in Elaida's study that Davram Bashere and his army cannot be found.
    4. TFoH,Ch49 - Nynaeve and Elayne see a report in Elaida's study that Davram Bashere still cannot be found.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch4 - Rand thinks that only he, Mat and Bashere know the true plan for attacking Sammael.
    2. LoC,Ch5 - Mat thinks that only he, Rand and Bashere know the true plan for attacking Sammael.
    3. LoC,Ch9 - Balwer reports to Niall that Davram Bashere is in Caemlyn with his cavalry.
    4. LoC,Ch11 - Taim warns Rand that he should build his own army. Tenobia may revoke Bashere's offer of support.
    5. LoC,Ch45 - Bashere and Rand limit the number of soldiers in the city, so Perrin has the Two Rivers men camp west of town.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch6 - His full title is given in reference to Faile's standing.
    2. ACoS,Ch41 - The sign of House Bashere is three red kingspenny blossoms on a field of blue.
  5. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Prologue - Davram is next in line for the throne of Saldaea after Tenobia.
    2. TPoD,Ch13 - Rand tells Eagan Padros that Davram Bashere will deal with the Aiel in Illian.
  6. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch27 - Tenobia is very anxious to see her uncle. Elayne tells her he is near Caemlyn.
  7. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch14 - Elayne hopes the Borderlands move south quickly. She has confidence that Bael and Bashere have enough control to keep their forces from interfering.
    2. CoT,Ch23 - Cadsuane notes that the Seanchan are like the five great captains. When they lose a battle, they figure out what went wrong and adapt.
  8. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch17 - Birgitte keeps a large map with the locate of all the forces near Caemlyn including Davram Bashere's camp.
    2. KoD,Ch18 - Rand expects Bashere to return soon with arrangements for his meeting with the Daughter of the Nine Moons.
    3. KoD,Ch19 - When the Trollocs attack, Bashere's Saldaeans are trapped in the outbuildings.
    4. KoD,Ch28 - If Faile can escape she will get an army from Perrin, Rand or her father to rescue the other gai'shain.
  9. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch11 - Aviendha thinks that Bashere maintains an orderly camp.
    2. TGS,Ch20 - Consoling Mat on his marriage, Talmanes says that at least two of the great captains, Rodel Ituralde and Davram Bashere, are also married. Gareth Bryne is not. It is not clear if Agelmar Jagad or Pedron Niall were.
  10. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch8 - Elayne has with her Bashere and his Legion of the Dragon.