Title: Lady Dyelin of House Taravin

An Andoran noblewoman. Head of House [Taravin|Andor], she is next in line for the [Lion Throne|Royal Palace] after [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. The sign of House [Taravin|Andor] is the Owl and Oak.

! Physical Description

She is beautiful despite a few lines in her face and a bit of gray in her golden hair. ([TPoD,Ch28]) She has a strong face. ([CoT,Ch13])

! Points of View

See Dyelin Taravin's [chapter points of view|Dyelin Taravin POV].

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* After her father's death, Dyelin becomes High Seat of House [Taravin|Andor] at the age of fifteen. She successfully defends her lands against raiders from [Altara] and [Murandy]. ([CoT,Ch13])
* Lady Dyelin is staying near [Caemlyn]. ([LoC,Ch10])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with [Abelle|Abelle Pendar], Dyelin, [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane] and [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] and tells them he wants to deliver [Andor] to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane] and [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] support Dyelin for the throne, but Dyelin supports [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([LoC,Ch16])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with [Aemlyn|Aemlyn Carand], [Arathelle|Arathelle Renshar], Dyelin, [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane], [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] and [Pelivar|Pelivar Coelan] to tell them that [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] is on her way to [Caemlyn]. They are doubtful. [Rand|Rand alThor] dismisses them when [Min|Min Farshaw] arrives. ([LoC,Ch41])
* [Kairen Stang] meets with Lady Dyelin and implies that only she can help ensure the return of [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([LoC,Ch43])
* When news of [Colavaere|Colavaere Saighan]'s coronation reached [Andor], other nobles tried to take the throne. She has them arrested and is made regent in [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]'s name by other nobles loyal to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([ACoS,Ch7])
* When [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] arrives at the [Royal Palace] Dyelin meets her in the [Grand Hall|Royal Palace]. Dyelin tells [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] that she supports House Trakand but many of the other nobles support Dyelin. ([TPoD,Ch28])
* Dyelin brings news to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] that there is an army of [Borderlands] in [Braem Wood]. When three men attack, Dyelin tries to defend [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and is seriously wounded. ([WH,Ch9])
* [Nynaeve|Nynaeve alMeara] [Heals|Weaves] Dyelin, but she will need lots of rest. ([WH,Ch10])
* Dyelin tells [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] that she must eat right and get exercise. ([WH,Ch26])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] sends [Reanne|Reanne Corly] and Dyelin on a mission to drum up support among undecided Houses. ([CoT,Ch11])
* [Reanne|Reanne Corly] and Dyelin return to [Caemlyn] with the High Seats of four high ranking [Andoran|Andor] Houses. ([CoT,Ch13])
* Dyelin listens while [Reene Harfor] and [Halwin Norry] report to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([CoT,Ch14])
* Dyelin is off negotiating with the High Seats of uncommitted Houses. ([KoD,Ch14])
* Dyelin returns to the [Royal Palace]. ([KoD,Ch16])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] meet with Dyelin in the Map Room. Dyelin reports that the six High Seats camped to the south are still neutral. [Vandene|Vandene Namelle] reports that several of the [Kin] were murdered. ([KoD,Ch17])
* When [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] organizes a rescue party for [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], she sends Dyelin to hold off [Arymilla|Arymilla Marne]'s attack on the [Far Madding Gate|Caemlyn]. ([KoD,Ch32])
* After her rescue, [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] attack [Arymilla|Arymilla Marne]'s army from the rear while Dyelin's force attacks from the front. They capture [Arymilla|Arymilla Marne] and the others. ([KoD,Ch33])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] holds an audience with High Seats [Abelle|Abelle Pendar], [Aemlyn|Aemlyn Carand], [Arathelle|Arathelle Renshar], [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane], [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] and [Pelivar|Pelivar Coelan]. When Dyelin tells them she has published her support for [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], all but [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane] acquiesce and throw in their support as well. ([KoD,Ch35])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], Dyelin and [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] discuss reports when they receive [Mat|Matrim Cauthon]'s letter. ([ToM,Ch11])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] invites [Mat|Matrim Cauthon] and [Thom|Thom Merrilin] to dinner along with [Talmanes|Talmanes Delovinde] and Dyelin. ([ToM,Ch19])
* Dyelin attends the play with [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and the other nobles. ([ToM,Ch23])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] has a morning meeting with Dyelin when [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] brings in [Galad|Galad Damodred] and [Morgase|Morgase Trakand] for a joyful reunion. ([ToM,Ch45])
* In a complex ploy, [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] strips [Arymilla Marne], [Elenia Sarand] and [Naean Arawn] of their titles and lands. She offers some of these to the visiting [Cairhienin|Cairhien (Country)] nobles. She then offers the prisoners lands elsewhere to start over. Afterwards, [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], [Morgase|Morgase Trakand] and Dyelin explain to to [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion]. ([ToM,Ch50])
* [Elayne] discusses the taking of [Caemlyn] with [Lir Baryn], Dyelin and [Perival Mantear]. ([AMoL,Ch2])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Dragon Reborn]
## [TDR,Ch47] - Dyelin, [Morgase|Morgase Trakand]'s cousin, is next in line for the [Lion Throne|Royal Palace] after [Elayne|Elayne Trakand].
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - [Pedron Niall] tells [Morgase|Morgase Trakand] that there is talk in [Caemlyn] of Dyelin for the [Lion Throne|Royal Palace].
## [LoC,Ch10] - [Rand|Rand alThor] has [Bashere|Davram Bashere] send invitations to [Pelivar|Pelivar Coelan], [Ellorien|Ellorien Traemane] and Dyelin through [Arymilla Marne].
## [LoC,Ch17] - [Rand|Rand alThor] wishes Dyelin could see what good shape [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] is in so she would not worry about [Aiel] being in [Caemlyn].
## [LoC,Ch24] - There are rumors in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] that [Andorans|Andor] in [Aringill] have declared for Dyelin.
## [LoC,Ch26] - Lady [Elenia|Elenia Sarand] carefully explains to [Rand|Rand alThor] how she is next in line for the [Lion Throne|Royal Palace] ahead of Dyelin.
## [LoC,Ch28] - Lord [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] and Lady Dyelin are the most powerful nobles in [Andor]. Lady [Arathelle Renshar] is not far behind.
# In [The Path of Daggers]
## [TPoD,Ch20] - As she crosses [Andor], [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] hears much support for Dyelin for the [Lion Throne|Royal Palace].
# In [Winters Heart]
## [WH,Prologue] - The sign of House [Taravin|Andor] is the Owl and Oak.
## [WH,Ch10] - [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] thinks that Dyelin has certainly proved her loyalty.
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch15] - [Elenia Sarand] thinks that Dyelin is the real power and brains behind [Elayne|Elayne Trakand].
# In [Knife of Dreams]
## [KoD,Ch17] - [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion] and Dyelin grate on each other.

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